aqueous

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adjective aque·ous \ ˈā-kwē-əs , ˈa- \

Definition of aqueous

1 a :of, relating to, or resembling water
b :made from, with, or by water
  • an aqueous solution
2 medical :of or relating to the aqueous humor

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Origin and Etymology of aqueous

Medieval Latin aqueus, from Latin aqua

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AQUEOUS Defined for English Language Learners

aqueous

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Definition of aqueous for English Language Learners

  • : containing water or similar to water


AQUEOUS Defined for Kids

aqueous

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adjective aque·ous \ ˈā-kwē-əs , ˈa- \

Definition of aqueous for Students

:made of, by, or with water
  • an aqueous solution

Medical Dictionary

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aqueous

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adjective aque·ous \ ˈā-kwē-əs , ˈak-wē- \

medical Definition of aqueous

1 a :of, relating to, or resembling water
  • an aqueous vapor
b :made from, with, or by water
  • an aqueous solution
2 :of or relating to the aqueous humor

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aqueous

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medical Definition of aqueous


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