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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: del'en

Definition: Shallow, saucerlike, clearly defined excavations at the margin of the cornea, about 1.5 by 2 mm, due to localized dehydration; also called Fuchs dellen.

[Ger. pl. of Delle, low ground, pit]

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