blue eye

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Infectious disease An ocular infection seen in Australian aborigines which is caused by conjunctival granulomata from infection by the equine gastric nematode Habronema
Opthalmology An eye which contains low amounts of eumelanin within the iris stroma; longer wavelengths of light tend to be absorbed by the underlying iris pigment epithelium, and shorter wavelengths are reflected and undergo Rayleigh scattering
Quackery An eye colour which, in the construct of the pseudoscience of iridology is associated with certain pathologies

blue eye

the common name given to edema of the cornea. It is occasionally used more specifically in reference to the reaction that may occur in dogs convalescing from infectious canine hepatitis or that have recently been immunized with a modified live virus hepatitis vaccine.

porcine blue eye
see paramyxovirus encephalomyelitis.
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