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aqueous humour

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n aqueous humour the limpid fluid within the eyeball between the cornea and the lens
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Aqueous humour the watery fluid which fills the space between the cornea and the crystalline lens in the eye
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Usage

In literature:

Sclerotic, retina, choroid, vitreous humour, lens, aqueous humour, all are present.
"On the Genesis of Species" by St. George Mivart
In front of the lens is the aqueous humour (a.h.).
"Text Book of Biology, Part 1: Vertebrata" by H. G. Wells
Like his predecessors, he asserted that there were four humours, namely, blood, yellow bile, black bile, and aqueous serum.
"Fathers of Biology" by Charles McRae
They are watery spirits, who bring on cold shivering, and excite an overflow of aqueous humours in our poor bodies.
"Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds" by Charles Mackay
The rodlets after three hours' culture in a drop of aqueous humour.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 2" by Various
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