coloboma

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col·o·bo·ma

 (kŏl′ə-bō′mə)
n. pl. col·o·bo·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
An anomaly of the eye, usually a developmental defect, that often results in some loss of vision.

[New Latin colobōma, from Greek kolobōma, part removed in mutilation, from koloboun, to mutilate, from kolobos, maimed.]

col′o·bo′ma·tous adj.

coloboma

(ˌkɒləˈbəʊmə)
n
(Pathology) a structural defect of the eye, esp in the choroid, retina, or iris
[C19: New Latin, from Greek kolobōma a part taken away in mutilation, from kolobos cut short]
Translations

col·o·bo·ma

n. coloboma, defecto congénito, patológico o artificial especialmente manifestado en el ojo debido a un cierre incompleto de la fisura óptica;
___ iridis___ del iris;
___ lentis___ del lente;
___ of choroid___ de la coroides;
___ of optic nerve___ del nervio óptico;
___ of vitreous___ del vítreo;
macular ______ macular.
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Macular coloboma is grouped under atypical coloboma since it involves those areas of eye, which do not arise from embryonic fissure closure.
Alsing A et al reported bilateral atypical coloboma, familial juvenile nephronophthisis and skeletal dysplasia of upper limbs with bilateral radio humeral fusion in two sisters and proposed it to be a new oculo-reno-skeletal syndrome.
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