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Descriptor English: Aqueous Humor
Descriptor Spanish: Humor Acuoso
Descriptor Portuguese: Humor Aquoso
Descriptor French: Humeur aqueuse
Entry term(s): Aqueous Flare
Aqueous Flares
Aqueous Humors
Flare, Aqueous
Fluid, Intraocular
Fluids, Intraocular
Humor, Aqueous
Humors, Aqueous
Intraocular Fluid
Intraocular Fluids
Tree number(s): A09.371.060.067.070
A12.207.270.040
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001082
Scope note: The clear, watery fluid which fills the anterior and posterior chambers of the eye. It has a refractive index lower than the crystalline lens, which it surrounds, and is involved in the metabolism of the cornea and the crystalline lens. (Cline et al., Dictionary of Visual Science, 4th ed, p319)
Annotation: in the eye
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CY cytology
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EN enzymology
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
VI virology
DeCS ID: 1089
Unique ID: D001082
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2003/07/09
Aqueous Humor - Preferred
Concept UI M0001636
Scope note The clear, watery fluid which fills the anterior and posterior chambers of the eye. It has a refractive index lower than the crystalline lens, which it surrounds, and is involved in the metabolism of the cornea and the crystalline lens. (Cline et al., Dictionary of Visual Science, 4th ed, p319)
Preferred term Aqueous Humor
Entry term(s) Aqueous Humors
Fluid, Intraocular
Fluids, Intraocular
Humor, Aqueous
Humors, Aqueous
Intraocular Fluid
Intraocular Fluids
Aqueous Flare - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0001637
Preferred term Aqueous Flare
Entry term(s) Aqueous Flares
Flare, Aqueous



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