hyphema

[ hahy-fee-muh ]

nounPathology.
  1. hemorrhage in the anterior chamber of the eye, usually caused by trauma.

Origin of hyphema

1
<Greek hýphaim(os) bloodshot (hyp-hyp- + -(h)aimos, derivative of haîma blood) + -a2

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