keratoconus

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Noun1.keratoconus - abnormal cone-shaped protrusion of the cornea of the eyekeratoconus - abnormal cone-shaped protrusion of the cornea of the eye; can be treated by epikeratophakia
astigmatism, astigmia - (ophthalmology) impaired eyesight resulting usually from irregular conformation of the cornea; common in nearsighted people
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ker·a·to·co·nus

[MIM*148300]
n. queratocono, deformidad de forma cónica de la córnea.
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