hydrophthalmos


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hydrophthalmos

 [hi″drof-thal′mos]
1. a type of glaucoma characterized by enlargement and distention of the fibrous coats of the eyeball.
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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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