aqueous cells

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01:17 Jun 23, 2005
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Medical - Medical: Instruments / Implantable contact lens
English term or phrase: aqueous cells
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Jianming Sun
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Explanation:
Aqueous cells: The presence of cells in the aqueous fluid that can be counted and monitored on slit-lamp examination.

Aqueous flare: The characteristic appearance of a beam of slit-lamp light when shone through the anterior chamber. It signifies an excess of cells and protein in the aqueous fluid for example in anterior uveitis.

aqueous cell
presence of cells in the aqueous (anterior chamber)
aqueous flare
presence of protein in the aqueous; causes hazy appearance of the anterior chamber

http://www.moorfieldsresearch.org.uk/mr/glossary.aspx?letter...

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http://www.vetmed.ucdavis.edu/courses/vet_eyes/conotes/con_c...

Ant. chamber entry.
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Explanation:
Aqueous cells: The presence of cells in the aqueous fluid that can be counted and monitored on slit-lamp examination.

Aqueous flare: The characteristic appearance of a beam of slit-lamp light when shone through the anterior chamber. It signifies an excess of cells and protein in the aqueous fluid for example in anterior uveitis.

aqueous cell
presence of cells in the aqueous (anterior chamber)
aqueous flare
presence of protein in the aqueous; causes hazy appearance of the anterior chamber

http://www.moorfieldsresearch.org.uk/mr/glossary.aspx?letter...

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Note added at 20 mins (2005-06-23 01:38:16 GMT)
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http://www.vetmed.ucdavis.edu/courses/vet_eyes/conotes/con_c...

Ant. chamber entry.


    Reference: http://www.cochraneeyes.org/glossary.htm
    Reference: http://www.vetmed.wisc.edu/courses/ophthalmology/library/glo...
Elena Petelos
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