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water

 [waht´er]
1. a clear, colorless, odorless, tasteless liquid, H2O.
2. an aqueous solution of a medicinal substance; called also aromatic water.
bound water water in the tissues of the body bound to macromolecules or organelles.
distilled water water that has been purified by distillation.
free water that portion of the water in body tissues which is not bound by macromolecules or organelles.
water for injection water for parenteral use, prepared by distillation or reverse osmosis and meeting certain standards for sterility and clarity; it may be specified as sterile if it has been sterilized and as bacteriostatic if suitable antimicrobial agents have been added.
purified water water obtained by either distillation or deionization; used when mineral-free water is required.

aq·ua

, gen. and pl.

aq·uae

(ak'wă, ah'kwah),
H2O. Pharmaceutical waters, aquae, are aqueous solutions of volatile substances (for example, rose water). Pharmaceutical solutions, liquors, are aqueous solutions of nonvolatile substances. See: water (3), solution (3).
[L.]

aqua

/aq·ua/ (ah´kwah) (ak´wah) (a´kwah) [L.] water.

aqua

(ăk′wə, ä′kwə)
n. pl. aquae (ăk′wē, ä′kwī′) or aquas
1. Water.
2. An aqueous solution.

aq′ua adj.

aqua (aq)

[ä′kwə]
the Latin word for water.

aqua

Latin for water, formerly used in written prescriptions.

aq·ua

, pl. aquae (ahkwă, -kwē)
H2O. Pharmaceutical waters, aquae, are aqueous solutions of volatile substances (e.g., rose water). Pharmaceutical solutions, liquors, are aqueous solutions of nonvolatile substances.
[L.]

aqua

Water.

aq·ua

, pl. aquae (ahkwă, -kwē)
Water (H2O). Pharmaceutical waters, aquae, are aqueous solutions of volatile substances.
See: water (3) , solution (3)
[L.]

aqua

[L.]
1. water, H2O.
2. a saturated solution of a volatile oil or other aromatic or volatile substance in purified water.
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