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The posterior chamber should not be confused with vitreous chamber . The posterior chamber is a narrow chink behind the peripheral part of the iris of the lens, and in front of the suspensory ligament of the lens and the ciliary processes . The Posterior Chamber consists of small space

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The vitreous chamber or postremal chamber occupies posterior 4/5ths of the eyeball . This chamber of consists of the space between the lens and the retina, and is filled with a transparent gel called the vitreous humor . v   •   d   •   e Sensory system – visual system

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inner layers of the eye [ 11 ] [ 12 ] in order to create a drainage channel from the anterior chamber to the external surface of the eye under the conjunctiva, allowing aqueous to seep into a bleb from which it is slowly absorbed. Filtering procedures are typically divided into either penetrating

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A pacemaker (or artificial pacemaker , so as not to be confused with the heart's natural pacemaker ) is a medical device that uses electrical impulses, delivered by electrodes contacting the heart muscles, to regulate the beating of the heart . The primary purpose of a pacemaker is to maintain

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consists of 4 major tenets: 1. Light activity or even bedrest (to prevent a rebleed into the anterior chamber , which may cause obstruction of vision, or a painful rise in pressure) 2. Elevation of the head of the bed by approximately 45 degrees (so that the hyphema can settle out inferiorly

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Anatomical classification Uveitis may be classified anatomically into anterior , intermediate , posterior and panuveitic forms, based on which part of the eye is primarily affected by the inflammation. "Anterior uveitis" (or iridocyclitis ) is the inflammation of the iris and anterior

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of the eye. Provides nutrition (e.g. amino acids and glucose) for the avascular ocular tissues; posterior cornea , trabecular meshwork , lens , and anterior vitreous. May serve to transport ascorbate in the anterior segment to act as an anti-oxidant agent. Presence of immunoglobulins

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The anterior chamber is the fluid-filled space inside the eye between the iris and the cornea 's innermost surface, the endothelium . [ 1 ] Aqueous humor is the fluid that fills the anterior chamber . Hyphema and glaucoma are two main pathologies in this area. In hyphema, blood fills

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Its thickness ranges from 3 μm at birth to 8-10 μm in adults. [ 1 ] It is also known as the Posterior limiting lamina , posterior elastic lamina , lamina elastica posterior , and membrane of Demours . It was named after French physician Jean Descemet (1732-1810). Significant damage

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are a few notable internal locations: the Throne Room; the Hall of He-Man; the Travel Corridor Chamber ; a laboratory; a room used by the Sorceress for studying and practicing spells; and, the Sorceress' bedroom. In the episode "Double Trouble", an evil doppleganger of He-Man's friend Koldar

wikipedia.org | 2011/5/14 18:12:26