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CHAMBER. A room in a house.
     2. It was formerly hold that no freehold estate could be had in a chamber, but it was afterwards ruled otherwise. When a chamber belongs to one person, and the rest of the house with the land is owned by another the two estates are considered as two separate but adjoining dwelling house's. Co. Litt. 48, b; Bro. Ab. Demand, 20; 4 Mass. 575; 6 N. H. Rep. 555; 9 Pick. R. 297; vide 3 Leon. 210; 3 Watts. R. 243.
     3. By chamber is also understood the place where an assembly is held; and, by the use of a figure, the assembly itself is called a chamber.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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The Eyecryl Phakic IOL is a foldable, hydrophilic acrylic, single-piece, injectable, posterior chamber phakic IOL.
Experimental implantation of posterior chamber prototype intraocular lenses for the feline eye.
The prevention of posterior chamber migration of live nematodes during surgical worm extraction is critical in preventing further damage to eye.
Variable Week 0 Month 6 P value (baseline) (final visit) Anterior chamber 2.02 (1.16) 0.42 (0.62) < 0.001 inflammation Posterior chamber 2.38 (2.97) 0.35 (0.71) < 0.005 inflammation Macular thickness, 304.54 (125.03) 230.87 (31.12) < 0.001 [mu] Immunosuppression 8.10 (3.99) 5.08 (3.76) < 0.001 load Data as mean (standard deviation).
In a normal eye, the ciliary body (a muscular structure located behind the iris) produces aqueous fluid and releases it into the posterior chamber of the eye.
Patterns of B-mode ultrasonography is a display pattern and by this way the internal components of the eye such as cornea, anterior chambers, posterior chamber (vitreous) and the lens can be investigated [2,3].
If there is a partial blockage at the front, the pressure of fluid slowly increases, pushes on the posterior chamber and compresses the optic nerve.
Some workers have reported an incidence of late onset posterior capsular opacification after extra capsular cataract extraction and posterior chamber intraocular lens implantation ranging from 18 to 50% in patients followed for 5 years.3 Due to opacification, there is gradual deterioration of visual functions which ultimately leads to decreased visual acuity, decreased contrast sensitivity, glare or even monocular diplopia.4,5 The posterior capsular opacification develops in months to years postoperatively.
Long term complications of bilateral posterior chamber phakic intraocular lens implantation.
At times during cataract surgery, increased pressure from the posterior chamber can cause the iris to prolapse through the primary incision.

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