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caput medusae

[ mĭ-dōōsē′ ]

n.

Medusa head
Dilated ciliary arteries surrounding the corneoscleral limbus in absolute glaucoma.

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cholic, cholic acid, choline, choline acetyltransferase, choline kinase, caput medusae, cholinergic blockade, cholinergic fiber, cholinergic receptor, cholinergic urticaria, cholinesterase
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