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.
A veil in front of the retina of the eye. It is made of a conical mass of glial remnants that are the developmental tissue of the eye that has not been reabsorbed.
Bergmeister,O., Austrian ophthalmologist, 1845-1918.
Bergmeister papilla - a small mass of glial tissue that forms in the hyaloid artery during fetal life.