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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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The vitreous chamber imaged as a homogenous, anechoic region between the posterior lens capsule and ciliary body anteriorly and the posterior ocular wall.
Ultrasonography of vitreous chamber eyes revealed many similarities to those described for horses [4,6] and dogs [3,9] with some variations in the shape and dimensions.
The A-Scan used to measure the anterior chamber depth, lens thickness, vitreous chamber length, and axial length, was the Alcon ultrasonic scan using a frequency of 10 MHz.
The base line reading before the instillation of 1% Tropicamide and 2% Homatropine was done which included assessment of anterior chamber depth, lens thickness, vitreous chamber length, and overall axial length of the eye.
Endophytic growth invades outward from the retina into the vitreous chamber. These tumors are more likely to seed into the vitreous cavity, making local treatment more difficult.
Assessment of Ocular Biometry: Ocular dimensions including anterior chamber depth (ACD), lens thickness (LT), vitreous chamber depth (VCD), axial length (AL) and Intra ocular lens (IOL) were measured with an A-mode contact ultrasound (10MHz Nidek) device.
The vitreous chamber depth was the distance between echoes from the posterior lens surface and the retina.