aqueous humor

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aqueous humor

n.
The clear, watery fluid circulating in the anterior and the posterior chambers of the eye.

a′queous hu′mor


n.
the watery fluid between the cornea and the lens of the eye.
[1635–45]

aqueous humor

The clear, watery fluid that fills the chamber of the eye between the cornea and the lens.

aqueous humor

Watery fluid filling the chamber of the eye in front of the lens.
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Noun1.aqueous humor - the limpid fluid within the eyeball between the cornea and the lensaqueous humor - 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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