- hemorrhage in the anterior chamber of the eye, usually caused by trauma.
Origin of hyphema
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Blood was pooling beneath her cornea, forming what is known as a hyphema.Breaking Mount Everest’s Glass Ceiling
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March 30, 2014
- Hemorrhage into the anterior chamber of the eye.
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