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leucoma

[loo-koh-muh]
noun Pathology.
  1. leukoma.
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leukoma

or leu·co·ma

[loo-koh-muh]
noun Pathology.
  1. a dense, white opacity of the cornea.
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Origin of leukoma

From the New Latin word leucoma, dating back to 1700–10. See leuko-, -oma
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Examples from the Web for leucoma

Historical Examples

  • Albu′go, an affection of the eye, consisting of a white opacity in the cornea; called also leucoma.

    The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 1

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British Dictionary definitions for leucoma

leucoma

noun
  1. pathol a white opaque scar of the cornea
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leucoma in Medicine

leukoma

(lōō-kōmə)
n. pl. leu•ko•mas
  1. A dense white opacity of the cornea.
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Related formsleu•koma•tous (lōō-kŏmə-təs) adj.
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