aqueous humor


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aqueous humor

[′āk·wē·əs ′yü·mər]
(physiology)
The transparent fluid filling the anterior chamber of the eye.
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Cytokine analysis of vitreous fluid and aqueous humor has shown an elevated IL-10 >100 pg/ml or IL-10/IL-6 ratio >1 in B-cell PVRL.
The normal level of IOP is essentially maintained by a dynamic equilibrium between formation and outflow of aqueous humor.
Inbothfonns of glaucoma, the phannacological control of IOP is required and is usually attained with drugs that directly reduce aqueous humor synthesis or drugs that increase the uveoscleral aqueous humor outflow (PLUMMER et al.
In some patients, aqueous humor production decreases due to ciliary body ischemia, and there may be no increase in IOP.
The aqueous humor of 2 EVD survivors with white cataract and no anterior chamber inflammation was negative for EBOV RNA on qRT-PCR assay.
Glaucoma is a disease characterized by the increase of intraocular pressure due to various pathologies related to aqueous humor production, circulation, and drainage.
The cornea and aqueous humor of the anterior chamber were transparent (a slight endothelial bedewing was present in one eye); the iris did not show hyperemia; pupillary light response was intact; the fundus reflex was normal.
Latanoprostene bunod is thought to lower intraocular pressure by increasing outflow of aqueous humor through both the trabecular meshwork and uveoscleral routes.
After removal of wooden splinter, leakage of aqueous humor did not occur and the puncture site sealed instantly.
Glaucoma develops when a watery fluid called the aqueous humor in the front of the eye is unable to drain correctly.
The clinical diagnosis of infectious uveitis is increasingly supported in Western countries by analysis of ocular fluid [8] obtained through diagnostic anterior chamber paracentesis and aspiration of aqueous humor (Fig.
After steroids failed to tackle the symptoms and increasing pressure, and a change in eye colour, ophthalmologists extracted a small amount of aqueous humor for analysis, only to find the eye 'teeming with Ebola.