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Medical Term:

monophthalmos

Pronunciation: mon'of-thal'mos

Definition: Failure of outgrowth of a primary optic vesicle with absence of ocular tissues; the remaining eye is often maldeveloped.

[mono- + G. ophthalmos, eye]

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