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chamber

(Body), noun aggregation, assemblée, assembly, bench, bench of judges, board, body of judges, cabinet, caucus, collocation, committee, confederacy, conflux, congress, constituency, convocation, council, court, federation, forum, gathering, group, institute, judicial branch, judicial department, law-making body, lawmakers, league, legislative body, legislature, mass, meeting, members of the bar, panel, panel of judges, parliament, plenum, representatives, session, society, tribunal, union
Associated concepts: chamber of commerce

chamber

(Compartment), noun alcove, antechamber, anteroom, apartment, box, camera, cell, chambre, closet, court, cubicle, cubiculum, den, division, enclosure, hall, hold, hollow, hollow place, lodging, meeting hall, office, parlor, pars interior, partitioned space, reception room, room, salle, section, separate part, sitting room, stall, stateroom, thalamus
Associated concepts: chambers of the court, judicial chammers, legislative chambers
See also: agency, body, commission, committee, congress, panel, parley, session, staff, syndicate, union

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.

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Experimental implantation of posterior chamber prototype intraocular lenses for the feline eye.
In conclusion, the principles of diagnosis of intraocular filariasis include: (1) early suspicion of potential infection in US residents, returning travelers, and expatriates from endemic areas who complain of a constellation of red eye, eye pain, foreign body sensation, reduced visual acuity, and migrating ocular nematodes, even without significant peripheral eosinophilia or microfilaremia; (2) measurement of visual acuity and intraocular pressure; (3) slit lamp examination of the anterior chamber for mobile worms or subconjunctival nodules of coiled microfilariae or adult worms; and (4) posterior chamber and fundoscopic examination.
In this study posterior chamber was investigated in cattle eye and details of this structure considered and by using B-mode display measurement of posterior chamber depth.
Forty five (90%) eyes had posterior chamber intraocular lens, two (4%) had anterior chamber intraocular lens while three (6%) eyes were aphakic.
Table 11: Softec HD Posterior Chamber IOL - Softec HD Posterior Chamber IOL - U.
After phacoemulsification with injectable posterior chamber intraocular lens implantation, eyes of patients were analysed.
Refractive surprises are not uncommon following refractive or cataract surgery but conventional posterior chamber IOLs cannot be adjusted once implanted.
The most common type of IOL for cataract treatment are known as posterior chamber IOLs, which work by replacing the cataractous lens in capsular bag.
Changes in anterior chamber depth and intraocular pressure after phacoemulsification and posterior chamber intraocular lens implantation.
All the soft cortical matter was aspirated and a foldable posterior chamber IOL (Acrysof IQ; Alcon Labs ) was implanted in the capsular bag through a dedicated titanium injector system.
Posterior chamber intraocular lens (PCIOL) was implanted in 49 cases (41 in bag and 8 in sulcus) and in 1 case anterior chamber intraocular lens was implanted.
Posterior chamber intraocular lens implantation was safely achieved in 67% cases and a final visual acuity of 20/40 or better was obtained in 45% of eyes in our study.

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