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Fuchs spur

(fūks),
epithelial outgrowth of the dilator muscle of the pupil about midway in the breadth of the sphincter; part of the insertion of the dilator muscle onto the iris sphincter.

Fuchs spur

(fūks spŭr)
Epithelial outgrowth of the dilator muscle of the pupil about midway in the breadth of the sphincter; part of the insertion of the dilator muscle onto the iris sphincter.

Fuchs,

Ernst, Austrian ophthalmologist, 1851-1930.
angle of Fuchs - a crevice between the ciliary and pupillary zones of the iris, formed by atrophy of superficial layers of the iris in the pupillary zone.
Dalen-Fuchs nodules - see under Dalen
Fuchs adenoma - a benign epithelial tumor of the nonpigmented epithelium of the ciliary body, rarely exceeding 1 mm in diameter.
Fuchs atrophy - optic nerve peripheral atrophy.
Fuchs black spot - an area of pigment proliferation in the macular region in degenerative myopia.
Fuchs capsule forceps
Fuchs capsulotomy forceps
Fuchs coloboma - a congenital inferior crescent on the choroid at the edge of the optic disk. Synonym(s): congenital conus
Fuchs crypt
Fuchs dystrophy - congenital degenerative eye disease.
Fuchs epithelial dystrophy - epithelial edema secondary to endothelial dystrophy of the cornea.
Fuchs heterochromic cyclitis - Synonym(s): Fuchs syndrome
Fuchs keratome
Fuchs phenomenon - degeneration of third cranial nerve resulting in paradoxical retraction of lid in association with eye movements.
Fuchs spur - part of the insertion of the dilator muscle onto the iris sphincter.
Fuchs stoma - small depression on the surface of the iris near the margin of the pupil.
Fuchs syndrome - syndrome characterized by heterochromia of the iris, iridocyclitis, keratic precipitates, and cataract. Synonym(s): Fuchs heterochromic cyclitis
Fuchs two-way eye syringe
Fuchs uveitis - anterior uveitis and depigmentation of the iris. Synonym(s): heterochromic uveitis