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humor[hu´mor] (pl. humors, humo´res) (L.)
1. any fluid or semifluid in the body, adj., adj hu´moral.
2. in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as facilitating the patient to perceive, appreciate, and express what is funny, amusing, or ludicrous in order to establish relationships, relieve tension, release anger, facilitate learning, or cope with painful feelings.
aqueous humor the fluid produced in the eye and filling the spaces (anterior chamber and posterior chamber) in front of the lens and its attachments. It diffuses out of the eye into the blood and is regarded as the lymph of the eye, although its composition is different from that of the lymph in the rest of the body.
ocular humor either of the humors of the eye—aqueous or vitreous.
one of two humors of the eye: aqueous and vitreous.
oc·u·lar hu·mor(ok'yū-lăr hyū'mŏr)
One of the two humors of the eye: aqueous and vitreous.
pl. humores, humors [L.] any fluid or semifluid in the body.
see aqueous humor.
either of the humors of the eye—aqueous or vitreous.
see vitreous humor.