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Meaning of "aqueous humour" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF AQUEOUS HUMOUR

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF AQUEOUS HUMOUR

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Aqueous humour is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES AQUEOUS HUMOUR MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Aqueous humour

The aqueous humor is a transparent, gelatinous fluid similar to plasma, but containing low protein concentrations. It is secreted from the ciliary epithelium, a structure supporting the lens. It is located in the anterior and posterior chambers of the eye, the space between the lens and the cornea. It is not to be confused with vitreous humour, which is contained within the larger cavity of the eye behind the lens.

Definition of aqueous humour in the English dictionary

The definition of aqueous humour in the dictionary is the watery fluid within the eyeball between the cornea and the lens.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE AQUEOUS HUMOUR

aquatic centre
aquatically
aquatics
aquatint
aquatinta
aquatinter
aquatintist
aquatone
aquavit
aqueduct
aqueous
aqueously
aquicultural
aquiculture
aquiculturist
aquifer
aquiferous
aquifoliaceous

WORDS THAT END LIKE AQUEOUS HUMOUR

amour
armour
black humour
brain tumour
cardinal humour
dishumour
gallows humour
glamour
humour
ill humour
lavatory humour
out of humour
peripheral primitive neuroectodermal tumour
rumour
secondary tumour
sense of humour
Seymour
toilet humour
tumour
vitreous humour

Synonyms and antonyms of aqueous humour in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «aqueous humour» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF AQUEOUS HUMOUR

Find out the translation of aqueous humour to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of aqueous humour from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «aqueous humour» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

房水
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

humor acuoso
570 millions of speakers

English

aqueous humour
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

जलीय हास्य
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الخلط المائي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

водный юмор
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

humor aquoso
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

জলের হাসি
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

l´humeur aqueuse
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Humor berair
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Kammer
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

房水
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

방수
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Humor banyu
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

thủy dịch
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

நீரின் நகைச்சுவை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

पाण्यासारखा विनोद
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Aköz mizah
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

umore acqueo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

cieczy wodnistej
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

водний гумор
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

umorii apoase
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

υδατοειδούς υγρού
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

waterige humor
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

kammarvatten
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

vandig humor
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of aqueous humour

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «AQUEOUS HUMOUR»

The term «aqueous humour» is normally little used and occupies the 132.467 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «AQUEOUS HUMOUR» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «aqueous humour» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «aqueous humour» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about aqueous humour

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «AQUEOUS HUMOUR»

Discover the use of aqueous humour in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to aqueous humour and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Glaucoma Identification and Co-management
CHAPTER CONTENTS 2.1 Introduction 17 2.2 Aqueous humour 17 2.3 The anterior chamber and aqueous dynamics 18 2.4 Aqueous production 18 2.4.1 Anatomy of the ciliary body 19 Mechanism of aqueous production 20 Regulation of ...
D. F. Edgar, Alicja R. Rudnicka, 2007
2
Advanced Training in Anaesthesia
Intraocular pressure is determined by: • Intraocular contents: aqueous humour, choroidal blood, vitreous humour (see Table 27.4). IOP is principally regulated by changes in aqueous humour volume, the formation and drainage of which is ...
Jeremy Prout, Tanya Jones, Daniel Martin, 2014
3
Uveitis and Immunological Disorders: Progress III
17 Chapter 3 What Can the Aqueous Humour Tell Us About Uveitis? Alastair K.O. Denniston, S. John Curnow 3.1 Clinical Examination of the Aqueous Humour in Uveitis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 3.1.1 Introduction .
Uwe Pleyer, John V. Forrester, 2008
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Journal of Pathology and Bacteriology
experiment, some survived and ultimately gave rise to an abundant new culture. On comparing these two columns of figures it might be concluded that the bacilli adapt themselves more easily to the aqueous humour of the normal, than to that ...
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Basic Sciences for Ophthalmology
The flow of aqueous humour maintains intraocular pressure—as determined by production and drainage. This is affected by episcleral venous pressure, rate of flow of aqueous humour, circadian rhythm, and neural and hormonal influences.
Louise Bye, Neil Modi, Miles Stanford, 2013
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Physiology of the Eye
plasma proteins are present in the aqueous humour, so that it is reasonable to assume that they are derived from the plasma rather than synthesized during the secretory process. NON-COLLOIDAL CONSTITUENTS As Table 1.1 shows, the ...
Hugh Davson, 2012
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The Edinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal ...
'Inflammation of the serous membrane which encircles the aqueous humour of the eye is alluded to by Dr Wardrop only as a highly probable occurrence in the first volume of his essays; but is more fully described in the 2d volume, as also in  ...
8
The Flesh and Bones of Medical Pharmacology
Contraction of ciliary smooth muscle also promotes drainage of aqueous humour through the trabecular network and via the canal of Schlemm (Fig. 3.32.1). Occlusion of the outflow channels impaires and outflow of aqueous humour from the ...
Domenico Spina, 2008
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The Eye Pt IA
A. Aqueous Veins Unfortunately Seidel's experiments did not receive the attention they deserved, and for many years it was fashionable to believe that the aqueous humour was a stagnant fluid. It was not until 1942, when Ascher described ...
Hugh Davson, 1984
10
A Textbook of Ophthalmology
The aqueous humour comprises about 4 per cent of the total volume of the eye and represents the ocular tissue fluid. It maintains the intraocular pressure and supplies nutrition to the avascular structures, namely the cornea and lens. It has a  ...
E. Ahmed, Ahmed Dr. E., 2004

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «AQUEOUS HUMOUR»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term aqueous humour is used in the context of the following news items.
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Trabeculectomy ab interno (trabectome): yet another possibility in …
Samples of aqueous humour could be used to verify CMV DNA by polymerase chain reaction (PCR) in PSS patients. Therefore systemic and ... «Nature.com, Jul 15»
2
Iris research focuses on blood vessel patterns
... aqueous humour and surrounded by several avascular tissues (lacking blood vessels) including the cornea, trabecular meshwork and lens. «Medical Xpress, Jun 15»
3
Ebola survivors still have virus in eye fluid for 10 WEEKS after the all …
She said the discovery of Ebola virus in the patient's aqueous humour - the clear fluid in the front of the eye between the lens and the cornea ... «Daily Mail, Jun 15»
4
Corbridge woman's sight saved after visit to Ouseburn opticians
The eyeball contains a fluid called aqueous humour which is constantly produced by the eye, with any excess drained though tubes. Glaucoma ... «ChronicleLive, Jun 15»
5
EYE TECH CARE Launches Its Operations in China as Part of Its …
EyeOP1® uses innovative technology to partially deactivate the processes in the ciliary glands that produce aqueous humour. The precision of ... «Business Wire, Jun 15»
6
Glaucoma: pathophysiology and diagnosis
IOP is determined by the balance between the production of aqueous humour and its drainage via the trabecular meshwork and uveoscleral ... «The Pharmaceutical Journal, May 15»
7
Doctors Just Discovered The Ebola Virus Can Live Inside The Eye
Doctors diagnosed Crozier with uveitis, a severe inflammation in the eye, but when they sampled his aqueous humour (the fluid inside the eye), ... «Gizmodo Australia, May 15»
8
Warning: today's front pages could seriously damage your health
So much as glance at any of them today and your aqueous humour will begin to bubble and spit inside your skull. Right now, in fact, I'm in a ... «The Guardian, May 15»
9
Phase I trial for ISTH0036 advanced glaucoma treatment
... progression of glaucoma through complex interaction with the trabecular meshwork, leading to decreased aqueous humour outflow and has ... «ModernMedicine, Apr 15»
10
Answer: What's your diagnosis Case 2
This type of glaucoma is caused by acute obstruction of the drainage of the fluid in the eye – the aqueous humour. This is usually due to an ... «Health24, Mar 15»

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