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 the cornea, the aqueous humour, and the iris.
The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume III (of 4) Francis Maitland Balfour

The pupil must then be kept freely dilated, the wound heals at once, and the aqueous humour reaccumulates.
A Manual of the Operations of Surgery Joseph Bell

There are also three refracting media, the aqueous humour, the lens and the vitreous humour or body.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 1 Various

The aqueous humour should not escape till the section is completed.
A Manual of the Operations of Surgery Joseph Bell

The aqueous humour (fig. 1, aq) is contained between the lens and its ligament posteriorly and the cornea anteriorly.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 1 Various

The composition of the vitreous is practically the same as that of the aqueous humour.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 1 Various

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