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Most Google Images results for "eye anatomy" are pictures of eyes that don't have the hyaloid canal while some do (proof). Do humans have it, after all, or not? :)

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Yes, humans do have the hyaloid canal.

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Schematic diagram of the human eye (reference)

For function and other information, please refer to this journal article.

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  • $\begingroup$ What, in your opinion, justifies that it is missing in the vast majority of eye anatomy images? I don't even remember seeing it in my high school biology textbook. $\endgroup$
    – user132181
    Commented Sep 26, 2014 at 9:28
  • $\begingroup$ @user132181 Can you send me links to a few such images? $\endgroup$ Commented Sep 26, 2014 at 9:29
  • $\begingroup$ Look at the mentioned Google Images search. $\endgroup$
    – user132181
    Commented Sep 26, 2014 at 9:30
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    $\begingroup$ @user132181 I would have to say that most of them are showing you the full eye while you get to see the Hyaloid canal if you go for a cross-section view. In full eye images, the hyaloid canal would not be marked. $\endgroup$ Commented Sep 26, 2014 at 9:57

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