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Anterior chamber

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noun

The space inside the eye filled with aqueous humor, between the iris and the endothelial surface of the cornea


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The anterior chamber is frequently the region of the eye associated with glaucoma (dysfunctional canal of Schlemp resulting in fluid retention and elevated intraocular pressure) and hyphema (blood-filled anterior chamber).


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... eye in dim lighting. The iris is flat and divides the front of the eye (anterior chamber) from the back of the eye (posterior chamber). Its color comes from microscopic pigment ...

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