keratocele


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keratocele

 [ker´ah-to-sēl″]
hernial protrusion of Descemet's membrane.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

ker·a·to·cele

(ker'ă-tō-sēl'),
Hernia of Descemet membrane through a defect in the outer layers of the cornea.
[kerato- + G. kēlē, hernia]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

ker·a·to·cele

(ker'ă-tō-sēl)
Hernia of the Descemet membrane through a defect in the outer layers of the cornea.
[kerato- + G. kēlē, hernia]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

keratocele

Hernia of Descemet's membrane through a hole in the cornea caused by a perforating corneal ulcer or wound.
Millodot: Dictionary of Optometry and Visual Science, 7th edition. © 2009 Butterworth-Heinemann