chemosis

[kē-mōsĭs]

n.

Edema of the bulbar conjunctiva, forming a swelling around the cornea.

Nearby words

  1. chemosensitive,
  2. chemosensitizer,
  3. chemosensory,
  4. chemoserotherapy,
  5. chemosh,
  6. chemosmosis,
  7. chemosphere,
  8. chemostat,
  9. chemosterilant,
  10. chemosterilize

Related formsche•motic (-mŏtĭk) adj.


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