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the uninjured eye in sympathetic ophthalmia that becomes involved later in the disease process.
(in sympathetic ophthalmia) the fellow eye that becomes inflamed by lymphatic or blood-borne metastasis of the causative antigen or microorganism. Also called sympathetic eye.
sym·pa·thiz·ing eye(simpă-thīz-ing ī)
Uninjured eye in sympathetic ophthalmia that becomes involved later in the disease process.
In sympathetic ophthalmia, the uninjured eye, which reacts to the pathological process in the injured eye.
See also: eye