Medical Definition of Hyaloid artery

1. The terminal branch of the primitive ophthalmic artery, which forms in the embryo an extensive ramification in the primary vitreous and a vascular tunic around the lens; by 81/2 months, these vessels have atrophied almost completely, but a few persistent remnants are evident entoptically as muscae volitantes. Synonym: arteria hyaloidea. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hyaloid Artery

hyalites
hyalitis
hyalo-
hyalobiuronic acid
hyalocapsular ligament
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hyalohyphomycosis
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hyaloid artery (current term)
hyaloid body
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