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an incomplete ring often present at the base of the keratoconus cone; it may be yellow or greenish from deposition of hemosiderin.
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Fleisch·er ring(flīsh'er ring)
An iron line in the corneal epithelium often present at the base of the keratoconus cone; caused by deposition of hemosiderin.
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Fleischer,Bruno, German ophthalmologist, 1874-1965.
Fleischer corneal ring
Fleischer ring - an incomplete ring often present at the base of the keratoconus cone.
Fleischer vortex - congenital whorl-like opacities in the cornea. Synonym(s): cornea verticillata
Fleischer-Strümpell ring - Synonym(s): Kayser-Fleischer ring
Kayser-Fleischer ring - see under Kayser
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