Posterior chamber of eyeball

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Posterior chamber of the eyeball
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Anterior part of the human eye, with label of posterior chamber at right.
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Schematic diagram of the human eye (posterior chamber labeled at upper left)
Latin Camera posterior bulbi oculi
Gray's p.1012
Anatomical terminology

The posterior chamber is a narrow space behind the peripheral part of the iris, and in front of the suspensory ligament of the lens and the ciliary processes. The Posterior Chamber consists of small space directly posterior to the iris but anterior to the lens. The posterior chamber should not be confused with the vitreous chamber.[citation needed]

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This article incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy.

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