amaurosis fugax

[ fōōgăks′ ]

n.

A temporary blindness that may result from transient ischemia caused by an insufficiency of the carotid artery or exposure to centrifugal force.

Nearby words

  1. amatol,
  2. amatory,
  3. amatungula,
  4. amaurosis,
  5. amaurosis congenita of leber,
  6. amaurotic pupil,
  7. amaut,
  8. amaze,
  9. amazeballs,
  10. amazed


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