hyphema

[ hahy-fee-muh ]
/ haɪˈfi mə /
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noun Pathology.

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

Origin of hyphema

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

[ hī-fēmə ]

n.

Hemorrhage into the anterior chamber of the eye.
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