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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References in periodicals archive ?
What condition is caused when the aqueous humour doesn't drain properly?
In which organ of the body is aqueous humour found?
Beta blockers reduce Intraocular Pressure (IOP) by blockade of sympathetic nerve endings in the ciliary epithelium causing a fall in aqueous humour production.
The intraocular pressure is a balance between the production and drainage of aqueous humour. An abnormally high IOP reading indicates that either the eye is producing too much fluid, or that it is not draining properly2.
Since metabolism of lens is associated with aqueous humour and this thin fluid itself is a transparent watery fluid similar to plasma, but containing low protein concentration.
I can see evidence of inflammatory cells in your aqueous humour.' I felt like telling him that I found no humour in this!
The non-pigmented ciliary epithelial cells of the ciliary body pars plicata produce aqueous humour. The aqueous ionic concentration is very different to the plasma from which it is derived; this difference arises due to tight junctions between the non-pigmented epithelial cells of the ciliary body preventing passive diffusion of molecules.
The eye's aqueous humour also helps support the eye's shape and enables waste removal.
Examination of affected eyes in all animals revealed vigorous wavy movement of white thread like worm in aqueous humour of anterior chamber of affected eyes with positive menace reflex for vision.
The aim of the present study was to compare the levels of inflammatory cytokines including interleukin- (IL-)1[beta], IL-6, IL-8, IL-17, and tumor necrosis factor-[alpha] (TNF-[alpha]) in aqueous humour of patients either with DR or without DR, as well as to compare them in different proliferative stages of retinal neovascularization and in different lengths of diabetic history, in order to further explore the role of inflammatory cytokines in DR development.
M0ller, "Soluble CD163 and interleukin-6 are increased in aqueous humour from patients with endothelial rejection of corneal grafts," Acta Ophthalmologica Scandinavica, vol.
Aqueous humour levels of topically applied ciprofloxacin and ofloxacin in the same subjects.