sclerophthalmia

sclerophthalmia

 [skle″rof-thal´me-ah]
encroachment of the sclera upon the cornea so that only a portion of the central part remains clear.

scle·roph·thal·mi·a

(sklē'rof-thal'mē-ă),
An abnormality in which most of the normally transparent cornea resembles the opaque sclera.
[sclero- + G. ophthalmos, eye]

sclerophthalmia

An obsolete term for an indurated tumour of the eye, possibly a lymphoma or pseudolymphoma of the orbit; it is not used in the working medical parlance.

scle·roph·thal·mi·a

(skler'of-thal'mē-ă)
An abnormality in which most of the normally transparent cornea resembles the opaque sclera.
[sclero- + G. ophthalmos, eye]