corectopia


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corectopia

 [kor″ek-to´pe-ah]
abnormal location of the pupil of the eye.

cor·ec·to·pi·a

(kōr'ek-tō'pē-ă),
Eccentric location of the pupil so that it is not in the center of the iris.
[G. korē, pupil, + ektopos, out of place]

corectopia

/cor·ec·to·pia/ (kor″ek-to´pe-ah) abnormal location of the pupil of the eye.

cor·ec·to·pi·a

(kōr'ek-tō'pē-ă)
Eccentric location of the pupil so that it is not in the center of the iris.
[G. korē, pupil, + ektopos, out of place]

corectopia

Positioning of the pupil other than in the centre of the iris.

corectopia 

A condition in which the pupil is not situated in the centre of the iris. It may occur as a result of iris melanoma, ocular surgery (e.g. trabeculectomy), trauma or from a congenital defect (e.g. coloboma). Syn. ectopia pupillae. See luxation of the lens.

corectopia

abnormal location of the pupil of the eye.
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Ectopic pupil, also known as corectopia, causes an abnormally shaped pupil.
Corectopia (or ectopic pupil), is similarly either congenital or acquired, as a result of penetrating trauma, surgery, iridodialysis or inflammation.