spherophakia

[ sfîr′ə-fākē-ə, sfĕr′ə- ]

n.

A congenital bilateral anomaly in which the lenses of the eye are small, spherical, and prone to subluxation.microphakia

Nearby words

  1. spherocytosis,
  2. spheroid,
  3. spheroidal,
  4. spheroidicity,
  5. spherometer,
  6. spheroplast,
  7. spherular,
  8. spherule,
  9. spherulite,
  10. sphery


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