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Anatomical structures

Crystalline lens

Crystalline lens

Synonym(s) - Ocular Lens - Lens, Eye - Crystalline Lens


Definition: Transparent, biconvex structure of the EYE, enclosed in a capsule and located behind the IRIS and in front of the vitreous humour (GLASS BODY). It is slightly covered at the margin by the ciliary processes.


Generic term(s)

  • Sensory organs
  • Eye
  • Crystalline lens


See also

  • Crystalline capsule
  • Crystalline cortex
  • Crystalline nucleus


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