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collyrium

 [kŏ-lir´e-um] (pl. colly´ria) (L.)
a lotion for the eyes; an eye wash.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

col·lyr·i·um

(ko-lir'ē-ŭm),
Originally, any preparation for the eye; now, an eyewash.
[G. kollyrion, poultice, eye salve]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

collyrium

(kə-lîr′ē-əm)
n. pl. collyr·iums or collyr·ia (-ē-ə)
A medicinal lotion applied to the eye; eyewash.
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col·lyr·i·um

(kŏ-lir'ē-ŭm)
An eyewash; originally, any preparation for the eye.
[G. kollyrion, poultice, eye salve]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

collyrium 

An eye lotion. It does not, usually, contain any ocular medication. Example: physiological saline.
Millodot: Dictionary of Optometry and Visual Science, 7th edition. © 2009 Butterworth-Heinemann
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