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aqua

Pronunciation: ak′wă, ah′kwah

Definition: H2O. Pharmaceutical waters, aquae, are aqueous solutions of volatile substances (rose water). Pharmaceutical solutions, liquors, are aqueous solutions of nonvolatile substances.

See: water3, solution3

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