the limpid watery fluid that fills the space between the cornea and the crystalline lens in the eye.
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How to use aqueous humor in a sentence
The iris is a kind of curtain, covering the aqueous humor—aqueous is from the Latin aqua, water.Mind Amongst the Spindles | Various
The aqueous humor will escape, and a large bunch of fungus will start up in the place of the ulcer occupied.The Dog | Dinks, Mayhew, and Hutchinson
The two chambers are lined by a thin layer, the secreting membrane of the aqueous humor.A Treatise on Anatomy, Physiology, and Hygiene (Revised Edition) | Calvin Cutter
The aqueous humor becomes slightly turbid in acute attacks, coagulating more readily than the normal.Glaucoma | Various
In the healthy eye the aqueous humor, lens, and vitreous humor are clear, and do not in any way obstruct the passage of the light.
Scientific definitions for aqueous humor
The clear, watery fluid that fills the chamber of the eye between the cornea and the lens.
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