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Vitreous Body

"Vitreous Body" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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 hyaloid membrane and forms about four fifths of the optic globe.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Vitreous Body" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Vitreous Body" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 268 publications over 30 distinct years, with a maximum of 21 publications in 2009
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