Microphthalmia

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Mi`croph`thal´mi`a


n.1.An unnatural smallness of the eyes, occurring as the result of disease or of imperfect development.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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104,324 Magelona berkeleyi Jones, 1971 50,123 Marphysa sanguined (Montagu, 1813) 110,924 Melinna maculata Webster, 1879 135,712 Mesochaetopterus alipes Monro, 1928 83,209 Microphthalmus similis Bobretzky, 1870 169,427 Myxicola infundibulum (Montagu, 1808) 217,996 Naineris laevigata (Grube, 1855) 218,272 Neosabellaria cementarium (Moore, 1906) 82,479 Nephasoma flagriferum (Selenka, 1885) 170,216 Nephtys incisa Malmgren, 1865 188,338 Nicolea macrobranchia (Schmarda.
Pisione, Laubierpholoe), Hesionidae (Hesionura, Microphthalmus), and Syllidae (e.g.
(1,2,3) It may occur in isolation or in association with conditions such as albinism, aniridia, retinopathy of prematurity, achromatopsia, microphthalmus, myopia, and incontinentia pigmenti.
A new species : Gerres microphthalmus (Perciformes: Gerreidae) from Japan with noteson limited distribution, included in the "G.filamentosus complex".
Various defects show significant effect of consanguinity like Club foot, Polydactyly, syndactyly, Oligodactyly, Dysplasia of acetabulum, Atresia ani, Harelip with or without cleft palate, Simple cleft palate, Anencephalus, Anophthalmus and microphthalmus, Hydrocephalus.
An ocular blind group (n = 9) included children with microphthalmus (n = 6), congenital cataracts (n = 1), and infantile glaucoma (n = 2).
And for those 2665 larger, more mature, and unqualified objectives, there were 187 (7.02%) infants checked out with other ocular lesions, including 93 retinal hemorrhage, 45 retinal pigment abnormalities, 20 congenital cataracts, 13 conjunctivitis or dacryocystitis, 7 optic nerve hypoplasia, 3 iris and/or choroid coloboma, 3 idiopathic congenital nystagmus, 2 familial exudative vitreoretinopathy (FEVR), 2 retinoblastoma (RB) (Figure 3), 2 persistent hyperplasia of primary vitreous (PHPV), 1 congenital glaucoma, 1 microphthalmus with leukoma, and 1 eyelid hemangioma.
Other fish species found in Golabi Sping are Capoeta saadii, Carasobarbus luteus, Cyprinion microphthalmus, Carrasius auratus, Garra persica, Paraschistura sargadensis and Gambusia holbrooki.