aqueous humour


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aqueous humour

n
(Physiology) physiol the watery fluid within the eyeball between the cornea and the lens
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Noun1.aqueous humour - the limpid fluid within the eyeball between the cornea and the lensaqueous humour - the limpid fluid within the eyeball between the cornea and the lens
bodily fluid, body fluid, liquid body substance, humour, humor - the liquid parts of the body
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aqueous humour

n (Med) → Kammerwasser nt, → Humor aquosus m (spec)
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The eye's aqueous humour also helps support the eye's shape and enables waste removal.
Guzey M, Vural H, Satici A, Karadede S, Dogan Z (2001) Increase of free oxygen radicals in aqueous humour induced by selective Nd: YAG laser trabeculoplasty in the rabbit.
The transplants improved the quality of the trabecular meshwork tissue, boosting the aqueous humour outflow and protecting the retinal ganglion cells, according to the paper published in the journal PNAS.
Unlike other biometrics such as fingerprints, the chances of damaging an iris is minimal as it is protected behind the eyelid, cornea and aqueous humour - a transparent, watery fluid between the cornea and the lens.
The major cause of NVG is Ischaemic Central Retinal Vein Occlusion (CRVO) leading to neovascularisation, obstruction of aqueous humour outflow and increased intraocular pressure.
Evisceration of ocular contents (right eye) include lens, iris and aqueous humour in a doe was treated successfully by tarsorrhaphy and surgically managed.
Sunil, specialist ophthalmic surgeon, Burjeel Hospital, Dubai, explained: "The fluid or aqueous humour in our eyes under normal circumstances is drained into our blood stream through regular pathways.
Based on the principle of a plasty, or surgical treatment, of the ciliary body by ultrasound, it produces a partial, gentle and precise coagulation of this area of the eye to reduce production of aqueous humour.
THEY will be clowning around at the Lantern eatre this weekend when the venue hosts the two-day Aqueous Humour workshop event.
When the eye globe is open, any factor that increases the intraocular pressure (IOP) may cause drainage of the aqueous humour or extrusion of the vitreous humour through the wound, which can permanently damage vision.
Serum and aqueous humour concentration of tranexamic acid after peroral administration.