A breach in the continuity of the ANTERIOR CHAMBER of the eyeball.
A breach in the continuity of the posterior chamber of the eyeball.
The making of a continuous circular tear in the anterior capsule during cataract surgery in order to allow expression or phacoemulsification of the nucleus of the lens. (Dorland, 28th ed)
The thin noncellular outer covering of the CRYSTALLINE LENS composed mainly of COLLAGEN TYPE IV and GLYCOSAMINOGLYCANS. It is secreted by the embryonic anterior and posterior epithelium. The embryonic posterior epithelium later disappears.
Forcible or traumatic tear or break of an organ or other soft part of the body.