phacoma

pha·co·ma

(fa-kō'mă),
A hamartoma found in phacomatosis; often refers to a retinal hamartoma in tuberous sclerosis.
Synonym(s): phakoma
[phaco- + G. -oma, tumor]

pha·co·ma

(fa-kō'mă)
A hamartoma found in phacomatosis; often refers to a retinal hamartoma in tuberous sclerosis.
Synonym(s): phakoma.
[phaco- + G. -oma, tumor]

phakoma

, phacoma (fă-kō′mă) [ phaco- + -oma]
1. A tumor of glial tissue.
2. An area of myelinated nerve fibers rarely seen in the retina in association with neurofibromatosis.

phacoma

a tumor of the lens of the eye.