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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
References in periodicals archive ?
However, hyphema, mild aqueous flare consistent with anterior uveitis, and 2 air bubbles in the anterior chamber (Fig 1 A) obscured the left pupil, precluding fundic examination on that side.
Laser flare cell meter is an objective, sensitive, and noninvasive method for evaluating the aqueous flare and allows a quantitative assessment of anterior chamber inflammation and breakdown of the blood-aqueous barrier [22-24].
(2) Uveal biocompatibility is evaluated based on the aqueous flare resulting from these pathophysiological events and the cellular deposition on the IOL.
At follow-up visit, grades of anterior chamber cells and aqueous flare were examined with slit lamp, and intraocular pressure was recorded.
A major risk factor for PVR is RRD, as evident by aqueous flare, is the breakdown of the blood-ocular barrier3.
Clinical signs of uvietis are aqueous flare, hypopyon, hyphema, episcleral vascular injection, corneal edema and miosis.
It had been recorded that most of these cases had small iridotomy holes at the time of treatment or with intense aqueous flare and tissue reaction after iridotomy.
Quantitative measurements of anterior segment aqueous flare and inflammatory cells were conducted using a laser flare meter (Kowa FC-600).
The ophthalmic examination revealed ocular discharges, aqueous flare, blepharospasm, ciliary flush and hyphaema.
Slit-lamp biomicroscopy demonstrated severe bilateral anterior uveitis characterized by moderately severe ([3.sup.+] on a scale of 0 to [4.sup.+]) aqueous flare, rubeosis iridis in both eyes, and extensive hyphema in the right eye (Fig 1A and B).
Evaluation on canine and feline aqueous flare using a laser flare meter.