• synonyms

asteroid hyalosis


A form of hyalosis in which numerous small spherical bodies form in the vitreous humor but do not affect vision, associated with increasing age.Benson's disease

Nearby words

asternal, asternia, asteroid, asteroid belt, asteroid body, asteroid hyalosis, asteroidea, asteroidean, asteropaeus, asthenia, asthenic
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