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00:59 Feb 7, 2009
Dutch to English translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical (general)
Dutch term or phrase: achterpool
This is from a medical report from an eye hospital. I can't seem to find what "achterpool" is. Here is the whole sentence:

De lamina limitans interna werd van de achterpool afgepeld na aankleuring met ICG.

Any help would be greatly appreciated!
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English translation:posterior pole
Part of the back of the eye
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4 +1posterior pole
5back pole
Lianne van de Ven



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back pole

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July 23, 2007 23:8 WSPC/115-IJPRAI SPI-J068 00569 GAZE TRACKING ...
Therefore, gaze modeling is clearly related to visual axis modeling. Due to the offset of the fovea from the eye back pole there is an horizontal angle of 5 ...

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posterior pole

Part of the back of the eye

    Reference: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Posterior_pole
    Reference: http://www.eyephysics.com/PS/PS5/UserGuide/References/HTML/M...
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