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glaucomatous halo

 

Definition:

  1. a yellowish white ring surrounding the optic disc, indicating atrophy of the choroid in glaucoma;
  2. a halo surrounding lights, caused by corneal edema in glaucoma.

Synonym(s): glaucomatous ring

Further information

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