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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 vitreous body

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 vitreous body 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Vit·re·ous a.
 1. Consisting of, or resembling, glass; glassy; as, vitreous rocks.
 2. Of or pertaining to glass; derived from glass; as, vitreous electricity.
 Vitreous body Anat., the vitreous humor.  See the Note under Eye.
 Vitreous electricity Elec., the kind of electricity excited by rubbing glass with certain substances, as silk; positive electricity; -- opposed to resinous, or negative, electricity.
 Vitreous humor. Anat. See the Note under Eye.
 Vitreous sponge Zool., any one of numerous species of siliceous sponges having, often fibrous, glassy spicules which are normally six-rayed; a hexactinellid sponge.  See Venus's basket, under Venus.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 vitreous body
      n : the clear colorless transparent jelly that fills the
          posterior chamber of the eyeball [syn: vitreous humor,
          vitreous humour]