/ (ˌkɒləˈbəʊmə) /
a structural defect of the eye, esp in the choroid, retina, or iris
IS YOUR VOCABULARY AS STRONG AS A HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT? TRY THIS QUIZ TO SEE!
It may seem like fun and games but this quiz that uses vocab from popular stories will determine how much you know.
Question 1 of 10
Word Origin for coloboma
C19: New Latin, from Greek kolobōma a part taken away in mutilation, from kolobos cut short
Words nearby coloboma
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Example sentences from the Web for coloboma
Coloboma (eye fissure) is also not infrequent among the degenerate.Degeneracy|Eugene S. Talbot
Medical definitions for coloboma
[ kŏl′ə-bō′mə ]
n. pl. col•o•bo•mas
An anomaly of the eye, usually a developmental defect, often resulting in some vision loss.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.