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vitreous humor, vitreous humour, vitreous body(noun)
the clear colorless transparent jelly that fills the posterior chamber of the eyeball
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The transparent, semigelatinous substance that fills the cavity behind the crystalline lens of the EYE and in front of the RETINA. It is contained in a thin hyoid membrane and forms about four fifths of the optic globe.
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