Origin of trachoma
OTHER WORDS FROM trachomatra·chom·a·tous [truh-kom-uh-tuhs, -koh-muh-], /trəˈkɒm ə təs, -ˈkoʊ mə-/, adjective
Words nearby trachoma
How to use trachoma in a sentence
This is an operation for the removal of follicular formations in the conjunctiva, and is used more especially in trachoma.
The disease sometimes lasts for years without causing Trachoma.
Trachoma, a virulent form of conjunctivitis, is a communicable eye disease which must be carefully safeguarded.Five Lectures on Blindness|Kate M. Foley
Many of these cases are out-and-out trachoma, others acute conjunctivitis, and a larger proportion are "mild trachoma."
Two other "catching" diseases cause city schools a great deal of trouble,—trachoma and pediculosis (head lice).