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a·que·ous

 (ā′kwē-əs, ăk′wē-)
adj.
1. Relating to, similar to, containing, or dissolved in water; watery.
2. Geology Formed from matter deposited by water, as certain sedimentary rocks.

[From Medieval Latin aqueus, from Latin aqua, water; see aqua.]

aqueous

(ˈeɪkwɪəs; ˈækwɪ-)
adj
1. (Chemistry) of, like, or containing water
2. (Chemistry) dissolved in water: aqueous ammonia.
3. (Geological Science) (of rocks, deposits, etc) formed from material laid down in water
[C17: from Medieval Latin aqueus, from Latin aqua water]

a•que•ous

(ˈeɪ kwi əs, ˈæk wi-)

adj.
1. of, like, or containing water; watery: an aqueous solution.
2. (of rocks or sediments) formed of matter deposited in or by water.
[1635–45; < Latin aqu(a) water + -eous]
a′que•ous•ly, adv.
a′que•ous•ness, n.

a·que·ous

(ā′kwē-əs)
Relating to or dissolved in water.

aqueous

Containing water
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.aqueous - similar to or containing or dissolved in wateraqueous - similar to or containing or dissolved in water; "aqueous solutions"
2.aqueous - produced by the action of water
geology - a science that deals with the history of the earth as recorded in rocks
eruptive, igneous - produced by the action of fire or intense heat; "rocks formed by igneous agents"
Translations

aqueous

[ˈeɪkwɪəs] ADJacuoso, ácueo (frm)

aqueous

[ˈeɪkwiəs] adj (= water-based) [solution, cream] → aqueux/euse

aqueous

adj (form) rockswasserhaltig; solutionwässrig

aqueous

[ˈeɪkwɪəs] adjacquoso/a
aqueous solution → soluzione f acquosa

a·que·ous

a. acuoso-a, aguado-a;
chambercámara;
___ humorhumor ___.

aqueous

adj acuoso
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With control over aqueous flow, the risks of hypotony and its sequelae: anterior chamber shallowing, blood aqueous barrier breakdown, choroidal effusions, hypotony maculopathy, cataract, hyphaema, suprachoroidal haemorrhage, and aqueous misdirection can be minimised.
Characteristic presenting signs as well as response to therapy suggest aqueous misdirection was the cause of ocular hypertension in this owl.
This might be due to aqueous misdirection where, instead of draining forward, the aqueous drains posteriorly.