buphthalmia


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buph·thal·mi·a

, buphthalmusbuphthalmos (būf-thal'mē-ă, -thal'mŭs, -thal'mos),
An affliction of infancy, marked by an increase of intraocular pressure with enlargement of the eyeball.
[G. bous, ox, + ophthalmos, eye]
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buph·thal·mi·a

, buphthalmus , buphthalmos (būf-thal'mē-ă, -thal'mŭs, -thal'mŏs)
Enlargement of the eyeball as a result of congenital glaucoma.
[G. bous, ox, + ophthalmos, eye]
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During that period, moderate weight loss was noted (465 g), and the degree of exophthalmia and buphthalmia of the left globe continued to increase.
The signs of secondary glaucoma, initially with enlargement of cornea, then--of the eye ball too, up to buphthalmia correspond to the stage T3N0M0 of retinoblastoma.
3 RTHA Approximately 4-y-old captive hawk with a history of traumatic injury to the right eye, which resulted in unilateral blindness and buphthalmia and which progressed to phthsis bulbi.