phthisis bulbi


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phthisis

 [thi´sis; ti´sis]
wasting of the body.
phthisis bul´bi shrinkage of the eyeball.
grinder's phthisis a combination of tuberculosis and pneumoconiosis occurring in grinders in the cutlery trade.
miner's phthisis pneumoconiosis of coal workers.

phthisis

A wasting illness.

phthisis bulbi

The wasting of ocular tissue.

phthisis bulbi 

Shrinkage and atrophy of the eyeball following a severe inflammation (e.g. uveitis), absolute glaucoma or trauma.

phthisis

1. a wasting of the body.
2. tuberculosis.

phthisis bulbi
shrinkage of the eyeball.
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Malignant melanoma and massive retinal gliosis in phthisis bulbi.
A study of specialized schools in India reported that corneal staphyloma, scars, and phthisis bulbi were the major causes of blindness and low vision (26.