aqueous humour

noun
the limpid fluid within the eyeball between the cornea and the lens
Syn: ↑aqueous humor
Hypernyms: ↑liquid body substance, ↑bodily fluid, ↑body fluid, ↑humor, ↑humour

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aqueous humour noun (medicine and zoology)
The watery fluid between the cornea and the lens in the eye
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Main Entry:aqueous

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aqueous humour UK US noun [countable] [singular aqueous humour plural aqueous humours] medical
the transparent liquid that fills the eye between the back of the cornea and the front of the iris and lens
Thesaurus: eye and parts of the eyemeronym relating to the eye and the ability to seehyponym

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ˌaqueous ˈhumour 7 [aqueous humour] (especially US ˌaqueous ˈhumor) noun uncountable (anatomy)
the clear liquid inside the front part of the eye

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