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centesis of the belly to remove fluid for diagnosis abdominocentesis , paracentesis
measure of the resistance to flow of a fluid under an applied force absolute viscosity , coefficient of viscosity , dynamic viscosity
(chemistry) a process in which one substance permeates another; a fluid permeates or is dissolved by a liquid or solid absorption , soaking up
(pregnancy) extraction by centesis of amniotic fluid from a pregnant woman (after the 15th week of pregnancy) to aid in the diagnosis of fetal abnormalities amnio , amniocentesis
baby membranous organ fluid amnion , chorion
serous fluid in which the embryo is suspended inside the amnion amnionic fluid , amniotic fluid , waters
fluid-filled cavity that surrounds the developing embryo amniotic cavity
fluid around embryo and fetus amniotic fluid
container for fluid ampulla , cistern , cruse , receptacle , reservoir
large sweat gland that produces both a fluid and an apocrine secretion; in human beings located in hairy regions of the body apocrine gland
limpid fluid within the eyeball between the cornea and the lens aqueous humor , aqueous humour
(hydrostatics) the apparent loss in weight of a body immersed in a fluid is equal to the weight of the displaced fluid Archimedes' principle , law of Archimedes
removal of fluid from a joint by centesis arthrocentesis
accumulation of serous fluid in peritoneal cavity ascites
fluid, device regulating flow of baffle
flat plate that controls or directs the flow of fluid or energy baffle , baffle board
fluid-filled cavity inside a blastula blastocele , blastocoel , blastocoele , cleavage cavity , segmentation cavity
(pathology) an elevation of the skin filled with serous fluid bleb , blister , bulla
fluid that carries oxygen throughout the body blood
fluid (red in vertebrates) that is pumped by the heart blood
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