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1vitreous

adjective vit·re·ous \ˈvi-trē-əs\

Definition of VITREOUS

1
a :  resembling glass (as in color, composition, brittleness, or luster) :  glassy <vitreous rocks>
b :  characterized by low porosity and usually translucence due to the presence of a glassy phase <vitreous china>
2
:  of, relating to, derived from, or consisting of glass
3
:  of, relating to, or constituting the vitreous humor <vitreous surgery>

Origin of VITREOUS

Middle English, from Latin, from vitrum glass
First Known Use: 14th century

Other Anatomy Terms

bilateral symmetry, carotid, cartilage, dorsal, entrails, prehensile, renal, solar plexus, supine, thoracic, ventral

2vitreous

noun

Definition of VITREOUS

First Known Use of VITREOUS

1869

Other Anatomy Terms

bilateral symmetry, carotid, cartilage, dorsal, entrails, prehensile, renal, solar plexus, supine, thoracic, ventral

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