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Mid-section of the eye

Drawing of the midsection of the eye at stage 20. The lens remains nearly spherical at this point and occupies a relatively large amount of the eye. The hyaloid plexus partly fills the vitreous chamber and forms a network on the back of the lens.

O'Rahilly and Müller, 1987

Keywords: hyaloid plexus, lens, vascular tunic of lens, vitreous chamber

Source: The Virtual Human Embryo.