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vitreous

1. of, relating to, or resembling glass
2. made of, derived from, or containing glass
3. of or relating to the vitreous humour or vitreous body
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vitreous

Descriptive of that degree of vitrification evidenced by low water absorption; generally signifies less than 0.3% absorption (except for floor and wall tile and low-voltage electrical porcelain, for which it signifies less than 3.0% absorption).
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One of the main concerns in small gauge vitrectomy is the decreased rate of vitreous removal by smaller vitrectomy probes.
If the first attempt of aspiration failed to aspirate vitreous fluid or was insufficient to adequately deepen the anterior chamber in spite of successful vitreous removal, a second vitreous tap was done at a different site.
Machemer developed a closed system for vitreous removal with control of intraocular pressure.