caput medusae

[mĭ-dōōsē′]

n.

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

Nearby words

  1. cholic,
  2. cholic acid,
  3. choline,
  4. choline acetyltransferase,
  5. choline kinase,
  6. cholinergic blockade,
  7. cholinergic fiber,
  8. cholinergic receptor,
  9. cholinergic urticaria,
  10. cholinesterase


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