Aqueous Humor

  • (noun): The limpid fluid within the eyeball between the cornea and the lens.
    Synonyms: aqueous humour

Some articles on aqueous humor:

Ocular Hypertension - Pathophysiology
... Intraocular pressure is mainly maintained by the liquid aqueous humor, which is produced by the ciliary body of the eye ... Aqueous humor normally does not go into the posterior segment of the eye it is kept out of this area by the lens and the Zonule of Zinn ... When the ciliary bodies produce the aqueous humor, it first flows into the posterior chamber (bounded by the lens and the iris) ...
Schlemm's Canal
... Schlemm or the scleral venous sinus, is a circular channel in the eye that collects aqueous humor from the anterior chamber and delivers it into the bloodstream via the anterior ... On the inside of the canal, nearest to the aqueous humor, it is covered by the trabecular meshwork, this region makes the greatest contribution to outflow resistance of the aqueous humor ...
Human Eye - General Properties - Components
... Within these coats are the aqueous humor, the vitreous body, and the flexible lens ... The aqueous humor is a clear fluid that is contained in two areas the anterior chamber between the cornea and the iris, and the posterior chamber between the iris and the lens ... body is a clear jelly that is much larger than the aqueous humor, present behind lens and the rest, and is bordered by the sclera, zonule, and lens ...

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