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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
Example sentences from the Web for trachoma
Trachoma, a virulent form of conjunctivitis, is a communicable eye disease which must be carefully safeguarded.Five Lectures on Blindness|Kate M. Foley
When trachoma, the sickness of the eyes, was known as the scourge of the Sahara.Black Man's Burden|Dallas McCord Reynolds
First they went to another "jungle," one where trachoma was bad.Across the Fruited Plain|Florence Crannell Means
Ten men were suffering from trachoma and are still being treated with protargol.Turkish Prisoners in Egypt|Various
This is an operation for the removal of follicular formations in the conjunctiva, and is used more especially in trachoma.