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Word: vitreous

Definition: of glass; pertaining to or resembling glass; V. vitrify: change into glass; CF. petrify


Sentences Containing 'vitreous'

Commissioned to celebrate Sutton's main heritage sites, the Drostle and Turner mosaic was made from vitreous ceramic tesserae (small tiles made of glass and clay), and put in place in 1994.
Contraindications include a history of CME, epiretinal membrane formation, vitreous loss during cataract surgery, history of macular edema associated with branch retinal vein occlusion, history of anterior uveitis, and diabetes mellitus.
Female: with better defined and more extended markings; vitreous margin of forewing separated from the submarginal band by large white uniform spots ; the second costal spots often pupilled red, connected with one another by black scaling, on disc sometimes blackish shadows; on hindwing a greyish vitreous marginal band, distinct submarginal halfmoons, which are contiguous, forming a band, two larger red ocelli, the posterior one occasionally with white pupil; anal spots sometimes intensified and one of them filled in with red.
Hardness is 4.5 and the luster is vitreous or resinous.
Intermediate uveitis is a form of uveitis localized to the vitreous and peripheral retina.
Intraocular foreign bodies do not cause pain because of the lack of nerve endings in the vitreous humour and retina that can transmit pain sensations.
It has a vitreous luster and a white streak.
It is a significant fact that even in man, according to the high authority of Virchow, the beautiful crystalline lens is formed in the embryo by an accumulation of epidermic cells, lying in a sack-like fold of the skin; and the vitreous body is formed from embryonic subcutaneous tissue.
It is a vitreous greenish blue, as I remember it, like those patches of the winter sky seen through cloud vistas in the west before sundown.
It was a nine metre by two metre photo work on steel panels (screen-printed onto vitreous enamel) featuring 13 people encountered on the streets of Dublin in the form of an interpretation of Leonardo da Vinci's masterpiece.
Multiple complications are known to occur following eye injury: corneal scarring, hyphema, iridodialysis, post-traumatic glaucoma, uveitis cataract, vitreous hemorrhage and retinal detachment.
Other less common causes of visual loss include retinal detachment, glaucoma, band keratopathy, cataract, vitreous hemorrhage, epiretinal membrane and choroidal neovascularization.
Pars planitis is considered a subset of intermediate uveitis and is characterized by the presence of white exudates (snowbanks) over the pars plana or by aggregates of inflammatory cells in the vitreous (snowballs) in the absence of an infectious or a systemic disease.
Primary sites of inflammation include the vitreous of which other such entities as pars planitis, posterior cyclitis, and hyalitis are encompassed.
Red to reddish-brown or red-black in colour, Piemontite has a red streak and a vitreous lustre.
Terson syndrome or Terson's syndrome is the occurrence of a vitreous hemorrhage of the human eye in association with subarachnoid hemorrhage.
The classic presentation is in the subhyaloidal space, which is beneath the posterior vitreous face and in front of the retina.
Vitreous hemorrhage of the eye can also occur in association with intracranial hemorrhage and elevated intracranial pressure (ICP).

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