phacomalacia

phacomalacia

 [fak″o-mah-la´she-ah]
softening of the eye lens; a soft cataract, that is, one without a hard nucleus.

phac·o·ma·la·ci·a

(fak'ō-mă-lā'shē-ă),
Softening of the lens, as may occur in hypermature cataract.
[phaco- + G. malakia, softness]

phacomalacia

/phaco·ma·la·cia/ (fak″o-mah-la´shah) softening of the lens; a soft cataract.

phacomalacia

[fak′ōməlā′shə]
Etymology: Gk, phalos, lens, malkia, softness
an abnormal condition of the eye in which the lens becomes soft as a result of the presence of a soft cataract.

pha·co·ma·la·ci·a

(fak'ō-mă-lā'shē-ă)
Softening of the lens, as may occur in hypermature cataract.
[phaco- + G. malakia, softness]

phacomalacia

softening of the eye lens; a soft cataract, that is, one without a hard nucleus.