photophthalmia

photophthalmia

 [fo″tof-thal´me-ah]
ophthalmia caused by intense light or glare.
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pho·toph·thal·mi·a

(fō'tof-thal'mē-ă),
Keratoconjunctivitis caused by ultraviolet energy, as in snow blindness, exposure to an ultraviolet lamp, arc welding, or the short circuit of a high-tension electric current.
See also: photoretinopathy.
[photo- + G. ophthalmos, eye]
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pho·toph·thal·mi·a

(fō'tof-thal'mē-ă)
Keratoconjunctivitis caused by ultraviolet energy, as in snow blindness, exposure to an ultraviolet lamp, arc welding, or the short circuit of a high-tension electric current.
See also: photoretinopathy
[photo- + G. ophthalmos, eye]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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