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aqueductus aq·ue·duc·tus (āk’wĭ-dŭk’təs)
n. pl. aqueductus


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  • Aqueous

    of, like, or containing water; watery: an aqueous solution. (of rocks or sediments) formed of matter deposited in or by water. Historical Examples “Antichlors” are used as aqueous solutions and the dosage controlled in the same manner as for bleach solutions. Chlorination of Water Joseph Race The aqueous solution so obtained is then fermented to […]

  • Aqueous ammonia

    (def 2). Historical Examples It is almost insoluble in water, aqueous ammonia, and solutions of the alkalies. Poisons: Their Effects and Detection Alexander Wynter Blyth The 1.5 diketones of this type, when heated with aqueous ammonia, form pyridine derivatives. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 7 Various

  • Aqueous chamber

    aqueous chamber 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 […]

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