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chemosis

(kē-mōsĭs)
n.
  1. Edema of the bulbar conjunctiva, forming a swelling around the cornea.
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Related formsche•motic (-mŏtĭk) adj.
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  • This is accompanied by considerable pain, with chemosis and some œdema of the upper lid.

    A System of Operative Surgery, Volume IV (of 4)

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