cataractous


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cat·a·rac·tous

(kat'ă-rak'tŭs),
Relating to a cataract.

cat·a·rac·tous

(kat'ă-rak'tŭs)
Relating to a cataract.
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"His cornea was wide open and it was sutured, the cataractous lens was removed and the vitreous haemorrhage was cleared from the eye, while the foreign metallic body was removed from the retina - all in one surgery that took two-and-a-half hours.
Advanced glycation endproducts in human diabetic and non-diabetic cataractous lenses.
Caption: Figure 2: (A) Low power magnification image of the microphthalmic globe with microphakic cataractous lens and complete retinal detachment.
(33) Many studies have shown that GSH levels are high in cataractous lenses, but low in normal lenses.
As to the ratio of lens weight to body weight (Figure 3(c)), the ratio of normal 21-day SD rat was about 3.37 x [10.sup.-4]; it slowly decreased as normal rats grew up, but the ratio of cataractous rats obviously increased in the first 6 days and gradually decreased in the following 9 days.
Cheng, "Classification of human senile cataractous changes by the American Cooperative Cataract Research Group (CCRG) method.
Other studies have supported Keap1 demethylation in diabetic cataractous lenses.
In the cataractous lens, an accumulation of A[beta] peptide was observed, and lens opacification occurred via oxidative stress [14, 15].
To achieve good visualization during vitrectomy, removal of a cataractous lens is necessary.
It is found that depletion of GSH in many cataractous lenses leads to low levels of an oxidant, which exerts damage to certain cytoskeletal proteins associated with the normal membrane function.
Cataractous dogs with inherited retinal disease must be differentiated from dogs without retinal pathology before surgical treatment (Chiu et al., 2009).The presumed reason for decreased ERG amplitude and prolonged implicit time in eyes with mature cataract is that cataract acts as a filter reducing stimulus strength (Maehara et al., 2007).
Differential proteomics analysis of proteins from human diabetic and age-related cataractous lenses.