[ si-nek-ee-uh, -nee-kee-uh, sin-i-kahy-uh ]
/ sɪˈnɛk i ə, -ˈni ki ə, ˌsɪn ɪˈkaɪ ə /
noun, plural syn·ech·i·ae [si-nek-ee-ee, -nee-kee-ee, sin-i-kahy-ee]. /sɪˈnɛk iˌi, -ˈni kiˌi, ˌsɪn ɪˈkaɪ i/. Medicine/Medical, Pathology.
any adhesion of parts of the body, as of the iris to the cornea.
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The incision is made at the limbus in a favourable situation for the division of the synechia.
Synechia, sin-e-kī′a, n. morbid adhesion between the iris and the cornea.
Medical definitions for synechia
[ sĭ-nĕk′ē-ə, -nē′kē-ə ]
n. pl. syn•ech•i•ae (sĭ-nĕk′ē-ē′, -nē′kē-ē′)
An adhesion of parts, especially involving the iris.
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