anterior chamber
Second portion (after the esophagus) of the chitin-lined foregut; has often been called the cardiac stomach [Bliss, 1982].

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  • Anterior chamber — The space in the eye that is behind the cornea and in front of the iris. The cornea is the outer, transparent, dome like structure that covers the iris, pupil, and the anterior chamber. The iris is the colored ring of tissue suspended behind the… …   Medical dictionary

  • Anterior chamber — The anterior chamber is the fluid filled space inside the eye between the iris and the cornea s innermost surface, the endothelium. [cite book |author=Cassin, B. and Solomon, S. |title=Dictionary of eye terminology |publisher=Triad Pub. Co… …   Wikipedia

  • anterior chamber of eye — camera anterior bulbi oculi …   Medical dictionary

  • anterior chamber cleavage syndrome — a term for several types of mesenchymal dysgenesis affecting neural crest derivatives in the iris, trabecula, and cornea. In ascending severity these disorders are: Axenfeld anomaly, Axenfeld syndrome, Rieger anomaly, and Rieger syndrome …   Medical dictionary

  • angle of anterior chamber of eye — the angle formed at the border of the anterior chamber of the eye by the trabecular reticulum, the ciliary body, and the part of the iris attached to the ciliary body …   Medical dictionary

  • sinus of anterior chamber — the narrow space at the edge of the anterior chamber of the eye, between the border of the cornea and the root of the iris …   Medical dictionary

  • Anterior segment mesenchymal dysgenesis — Classification and external resources OMIM 107250 Anterior segment dysgenesis (ASD) is a failure of the normal development of the tissues of the anterior segment of the eye. It leads to anomalies in the structure of the mature anterior segment,… …   Wikipedia

  • chamber — A compartment or enclosed space. SEE ALSO: camera. [L. camera] altitude c. a decompression c. for simulating a high altitude environment, particularly its low barometric pressure. SYN: high altitude c.. anechoic c. a room designed to absorb all… …   Medical dictionary

  • Chamber, anterior — The space in the eye that is behind the cornea and in front of the iris. The cornea is the outer, transparent, dome like structure that covers the iris, pupil, and the anterior chamber. The iris is the colored ring of tissue suspended behind the… …   Medical dictionary

  • Anterior segment — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = segmentum anterius bulbi oculi GraySubject = GrayPage = Caption = Human Eye Anterior Segment Magnified view seen on examination with a slit lamp under diffuse illumination showing conjunctiva overlying the… …   Wikipedia

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