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Medical Term:

Meesmann dystrophy

Pronunciation: mes'man

Definition: epithelial dystrophy characterized by progressive cysts and opacities of the corneal epithelium, with onset in infancy; autosomal dominant inheritance with incomplete penetrance.

Synonym(s): hereditary epithelial dystrophy

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