synchysis scintillans

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synchysis

 [sin´kĭ-sis]
a softening or fluid condition of the vitreous body of the eye.
synchysis scintil´lans floating cholesterol crystals in the vitreous, developing as a secondary degenerative change.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

syn·chy·sis scin·til·'lans

an appearance of glistening spots in the eye, due to cholesterol crystals floating in a fluid vitreous.
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syn·chy·sis scin·til·lans

(sin'ki-sis sin-til'lanz)
An appearance of glistening spots in the eye, due to cholesterol crystals that are floating in a fluid vitreous.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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