leucoma

[loo-koh-muh]
|

noun Pathology.


leukoma

or leu·co·ma

[loo-koh-muh]

noun Pathology.

a dense, white opacity of the cornea.

Origin of leukoma

From the New Latin word leucoma, dating back to 1700–10. See leuko-, -oma
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for leucoma

Historical Examples of leucoma


British Dictionary definitions for leucoma

leucoma

noun

pathol a white opaque scar of the cornea
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

leucoma in Medicine

leukoma

[lōō-kōmə]

n. pl. leu•ko•mas

A dense white opacity of the cornea.
Related formsleu•koma•tous (lōō-kŏmə-təs) adj.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.