aqueous chamber n.
Either of the anterior or posterior chambers of the eye, containing the aqueous humor.
- Aqueous humor
the limpid watery fluid that fills the space between the cornea and the crystalline lens in the eye. Historical Examples But if I incised the cornea, the animals manifested intense pain, when the aqueous humor escaped and the iris prolapsed. Surgery, with Special Reference to Podiatry Maximilian Stern What is the use of the aqueous […]
- Aqueous humour
noun (physiol) the watery fluid within the eyeball between the cornea and the lens Historical Examples A disease consisting in a sense of heat in the epigastrium, with copious eructations of aqueous humour, S. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language John Jamieson The integral parts of the eye in front of the lens are […]
- Aqueous phase
aqueous phase aqueous phase n. The water portion of a system consisting of two liquid phases, one that is primarily water and a second that is a liquid immiscible with water.
of, like, or containing water; watery: an aqueous solution. (of rocks or sediments) formed of matter deposited in or by water. adjective of, like, or containing water dissolved in water: aqueous ammonia (of rocks, deposits, etc) formed from material laid down in water adj. 1640s, from Latin aqua “water” (see aqua-) on analogy of French […]