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Medical Term:

glaucomatous halo


  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

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