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Posterior chamber of eyeball
The upper half of a sagittal section through the front of the eyeball. (Posterior chamber of eye labeled at center right.)
Schematic diagram of the human eye en.svg
Schematic diagram of the human eye. (Posterior chamber labeled at upper left.)
Latin c. posterior bulbi
Gray's subject #225 1012

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

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