Definition of Aqueous humor

1. Noun. The limpid fluid within the eyeball between the cornea and the lens.

Definition of Aqueous humor

1. Noun. (anatomy) (alternative spelling of aqueous humour) ¹

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Medical Definition of Aqueous humor

1. A transparent liquid contained in the anterior and posterior chambers of the eye, produced by the ciliary process it passes to the venous system via the canal of Schlemm. (27 Sep 1997)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Aqueous Humor

aqueductal intubation
aqueductus cerebri
aqueductus cochleae
aqueductus cotunnii
aqueductus fallopii
aqueductus sylvii
aqueductus vestibuli
aqueous chambers
aqueous flare
aqueous humor (current term)
aqueous humour
aqueous influx phenomenon
aqueous phase
aqueous phases
aqueous solution
aqueous vaccine
aqueous vein
aquic moisture regime

Literary usage of Aqueous humor

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Anatomy of the Human Body by John Bell, Charles Bell (1803)
"OF THE HUMORS OF THE EYE* OF THE aqueous humor. 1 HE aqueous humor is ... to the aqueous humor explains its nature and the extent of the chamber which ..."

2. A Practical treatise on the diseases of the eye by William Mackenzie, Thomas Wharton Jones (1855)
"aqueous humor. From the membrane above referred to, as investing the uvea or ... The form of the aqueous humor is determined by that of the compartment in ..."

3. A Text Book of Anatomy, and Guide in Dissections: For the Use of Students of by Washington R. Handy (1854)
"aqueous humor.—This forms the second refracting medium in order, ... The aqueous humor fills both the anterior and posterior chambers of the eye, ..."

4. A Text Book of Physiology by Michael Foster (1893)
"(1) the anterior surface of the cornea, (2) the anterior surface of the lens separating the lens from the aqueous humor, and (3) the posterior surface of ..."

5. A Text-book of physiology by Michael Foster (1891)
"In passing from the outer surface of the cornea to the retina the rays of light traverse in succession the cornea, the aqueous humor, the leu-, ..."

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