HyperDic: body_fluid

English > 1 sense of the expression body fluid:
NOUNbodybody fluid, liquid body substance, bodily fluid, humor, humourthe liquid parts of the body
English > body fluid: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningThe liquid parts of the body.
Synonymsliquid body substance, bodily fluid, humor, humour
Narroweramniotic fluid, amnionic fluid, watersThe serous fluid in which the embryo is suspended inside the amnion
aqueous humor, aqueous humourThe limpid fluid within the eyeball between the cornea and the lens
black bile, melancholyA humor that was once believed to be secreted by the kidneys or spleen and to cause sadness and melancholy
bloodThe fluid (red in vertebrates) that is pumped through the body by the heart and contains plasma, blood cells, and platelets
chyleA milky fluid consisting of lymph and emulsified fats
endolymphThe bodily fluid that fills the membranous labyrinth of the inner ear
extracellular fluid, ECFliquid / liquid containing proteins and electrolytes including the liquid / liquid in blood plasma and interstitial fluid
inkdark protective fluid ejected into the water by cuttlefish and other cephalopods
intracellular fluidliquid / liquid contained inside the cell membranes (usually containing dissolved solutes)
juice, succusAny of several liquids / liquids of the body
karyolymphA clear liquid / liquid in the cell nucleus in which the nucleolus and chromatin and other structures are dispersed
lochiaSubstance discharged from the vagina (cellular debris and mucus and blood) that gradually decreases in amount during the weeks following childbirth
lymphA thin coagulable fluid (similar to plasma but) containing white blood cells (lymphocytes) and chyle
milkproduced by mammary glands of female mammals for feeding their young
perilymphThe bodily fluid that fills the space between the bony labyrinth and the membranous labyrinth of the inner ear
pus, purulence, suppuration, ichor, sanies, festeringA fluid product of inflammation
secretionA functionally specialized substance (especially one that is not a waste) released from a gland or cell
semen, seed, seminal fluid, ejaculate, cum, comeThe thick white fluid containing spermatozoa that is ejaculated by the male genital tract
serum, blood serumAn amber, watery fluid, rich in proteins, that separates out when blood coagulates
spinal fluid, cerebrospinal fluidClear liquid / liquid produced in the ventricles of the brain
vitreous humor, vitreous humour, vitreous bodyThe clear colorless transparent jelly that fills the posterior chamber of the eyeball
yellow bile, cholerA humor that was once believed to be secreted by the liver and to cause irritability and anger / anger
Broaderbody substanceThe substance of the body
Spanishfluido corporal, humor
Catalanfluid corporal, humor

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