membranous cataract

n.

A secondary cataract composed of the remains of the thickened lenticular capsule and the largely degenerated lens.

Nearby words

  1. membranoid,
  2. membranophone,
  3. membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis,
  4. membranous,
  5. membranous ampulla,
  6. membranous dysmenorrhea,
  7. membranous glomerulonephritis,
  8. membranous labyrinth,
  9. membranous laryngitis,
  10. membranous ossification


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