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Noun1.chemosis - edema of the mucous membrane of the eyeball and eyelid lining
dropsy, edema, hydrops, oedema - swelling from excessive accumulation of watery fluid in cells, tissues, or serous cavities
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The conjunctiva was severely chemotic and hyperemic, but the cornea was clear and the other eye unaffected.
The patients have hyperemic and chemotic conjunctiva which develops suddenly, subconjunctival hemorrhage, palpebral swelling, excessive tearing, photophobia and pain (50,57).
(6) The common ocular features of CCF are ptosis, exophthalmos, red and chemotic conjunctiva, tortuous epibulbar vessels and raised intraocular pressure secondary to increased episcleral venous pressure.