Pronunciation: būf-thal′mē-ă, -thal′mŭs, -thal′mos
Definition: An affliction of infancy, marked by an increase of intraocular pressure with enlargement of the eyeball.
Synonym(s): congenital glaucoma, hydrophthalmia, hydrophthalmos, hydrophthalmus
[G. bous, ox, + ophthalmos, eye]
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