radiation cataract


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ra·di·a·tion cat·a·ract

a cataract caused by excessive or prolonged exposure to ultraviolet rays, x-rays, radium, gamma rays, heat, or radioactive isotopes.

radiation cataract

A cataract caused by exposure to radiation, esp. from sunlight.
See also: cataract
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