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lenticulus

Pronunciation: len-tik'yu-lus, -li

Definition: Seldom-used term for an intraocular lens prosthesis placed in the anterior or posterior chamber of the eye, or attached to the iris after cataract extraction.

Synonym(s): prosthetophacos, pseudophacos

[L. dim. of lens, lentis, a little lens]

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