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Medical Term:

Bergmeister papilla

Pronunciation: berg-mis'ter

Definition: a small mass of glial tissue that forms during fetal life a temporary conical investment of the hyaloid artery at its emergence into the vitreous chamber; vestiges of it may persist as a prepapillary membrane.

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