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buphthalmia

[ bōōf-thălmē-ə ]
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n.
A disease of infancy marked by an increase of intraocular fluid and consequent enlargement of the eyeball.congenital glaucoma
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How to use buphthalmia in a sentence

  • In infancy and early youth (buphthalmia) the cornea may become uniformly enlarged and globular.

    Glaucoma|Various
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