hyaloid membrane


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hyaloid membrane

[′hī·ə‚lȯid′mem‚brān]
(anatomy)
The limiting membrane surrounding the vitreous body of the eyeball, and forming the suspensory ligament.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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