sclerophthalmia

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sclerophthalmia

 [skle″rof-thal´me-ah]
encroachment of the sclera upon the cornea so that only a portion of the central part remains clear.

scle·roph·thal·mi·a

(sklē'rof-thal'mē-ă),
An abnormality in which most of the normally transparent cornea resembles the opaque sclera.
[sclero- + G. ophthalmos, eye]

sclerophthalmia

/scle·roph·thal·mia/ (sklēr″of-thal´me-ah) a condition, resulting from imperfect differentiation of the sclera and cornea, in which only the central part of the cornea remains clear.

sclerophthalmia

An obsolete term for an indurated tumour of the eye, possibly a lymphoma or pseudolymphoma of the orbit; it is not used in the working medical parlance.

scle·roph·thal·mi·a

(skler'of-thal'mē-ă)
An abnormality in which most of the normally transparent cornea resembles the opaque sclera.
[sclero- + G. ophthalmos, eye]

sclerophthalmia

encroachment of the sclera upon the cornea so that only a portion of the central part remains clear.