- an effusion of pus into the anterior chamber of the eye.
Origin of hypopyon
Examples from the Web for hypopyon
Historical Examples of hypopyon
It usually comes on about the third day and may be accompanied by hypopyon.
In some cases the anterior chamber is invaded by pus (hypopyon).
(iv) For hypopyon ulcer associated with lachrymal obstruction.
(iii) To evacuate the anterior chamber in bad corneal ulceration, especially when associated with hypopyon and tension.
- The presence of pus or a puslike fluid in the anterior chamber of the eye.