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Accommodation
The adjustment of the eye for seeing at different distances. Produced by change in shape of lens, especially anterior surface.
Amaurosis
Blindness of unknown etiology; without discoverable lesions.
Ankyloblepharon
Adhesions of eyelids.
Asteroid Hyalosis
Spherical and stellate calcium-containing opacities are present in the vitreous.
Blepharo-
Lid
Blepharitis
Inflammation of the eyelids.
Blepharophimosis
Inability to open eye to the normal extent.
Buphthalmos
Enlarged globe; secondary to glaucoma
Cataract
Opacity of lens of eye or its capsule or both.
Chemosis
Edema of the conjunctiva.
Coloboma
Congenital abnormality from failure of some portion of fetal tissue to close. they may involve the choroid, retina, optic N., ciliary body, and iris.
Corpora Nigra
Irregular oval bodies on dorsal and occasionally the ventral pupillary edges of the iris in herbivora.
Cyclodialysis
Establishment of communication between the anterior chamber and the suprachoroidal space to relieve intraocular pressure.
Dacryocystitis
Inflammation of the lacrimal sac.
Dacryoadenitis
Inflammation of the lacrimal gland.
Dermoid
A congenital tumor consisting of skin and its dermal appendages.
Diopter
Refractive power of lens with focal distance of one meter, used as unit of measurement in refraction.
Distichiasis
Presence of two rows of eyelashes on one lid.
Ectasia
Dilatation; distended
Ectropion
Rolling outward of eyelid margin
Emmetropia
Normal condion of eye in refraction; with eye at rest parallel rays are focused on retina.
Enophthalmos
A recession or the eyball within the orbit
Entropion
Infolding of the eyelid margin.
Epiphora
An overflow of tears.
Exophthalmos
A protrusion or prominence of the eyeball.
Glaucoma
Increase in intraocular pressure.
Hemeralopia
Day blindness
Hordeolum
(Stye) An inflammation of a sebaceous gland (gland of Zeiss) of the eyelid
Hyperopia
(Farsightedness) Parallel rays come into focus behind the retina due to shortening of the globe or error in refraction.
Hyphema
Hemorrhage into the anterior chamber of the eye.
Hypopyon
Groups of inflammatory cells in anterior chamber.
Intumescent lens
Swollen or enlarged lens.
Iris bombe
Forward bulging of nonadherent part of iris caused by increase of fluid in posterior chamber following a posterior annular synechia.
Iridencleisis
Incarceration of portion of iris in wound of limbus, either accidentally or as an operative procedure to effect displacement of pupil or for glaucoma.
Iridodonesis
Tremulousness of iris, seen in aphakia or subluxated lens.
keratectomy
Excision of various parts of the cornea
keratoplasty
Corneal grafting
Lacrimation
Production of tears
Lagophthalmos
Failure of ability to close upper eyelid
Leukoma
A white, opaque corneal opacity
Leukoma adherens
Corneal scar with incarcerated iris tissue.
Macula
A small spot or colored area - a moderate corneal scar; area in human retina.
Megalocornea
An enlarged cornea
Myopia
Defect in vision so objects can be seen distinctly only shen very close to the eyes (nearsigntedness)
Nebula
Slight haziness
Nebula Corneae
Grayish opacity of the cornea.