polar cataract

n.

A capsular cataract limited to the anterior or posterior polar region of the lens.

Nearby words

  1. polar axis,
  2. polar bear,
  3. polar body,
  4. polar bond,
  5. polar cap,
  6. polar circle,
  7. polar coordinate,
  8. polar coordinate system,
  9. polar coordinates,
  10. polar distance


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