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Hyaloid membrane

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Hyaloid membrane --> posterior limiting layer of cornea

a transparent homogeneous acellular layer between the substantia propria and the endothelial layer of the cornea; considered to be a highly developed basement membrane.

Synonym: lamina limitans posterior corneae, membrana vitrea, descemets membrane, Duddell's membrane, entocornea, hyaloid membrane, lamina elastica posterior, limiting layers of cornea, membrana hyaloidea, posterior elastic layer, tunica vitrea, vitreous membrane.