synechia


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synechia

(sɪˈnɛkɪə)
n
(Pathology) an abnormality of the eye

synechia

a diseased condition characterized by adhesion, especially the adhesion of the iris to the cornea.
See also: Eyes
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.synechia - adhesions between the iris and the lens or cornea resulting from trauma or eye surgery or as a complication of glaucoma or cataract; can lead to blindness
adhesion - abnormal union of bodily tissues; most common in the abdomen
anterior synechia - adhesion between the iris and the cornea
posterior synechia - adhesion between the iris and the lens
Translations

sy·nech·i·a

n. sinequia, unión o adherencia anormal de tejidos u órganos esp. referente al iris, al cristalino y a la córnea.
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The effect of mydriatics on posterior synechia after combined pars plana vitrectomy, phacoemulsification, and intraocular lens implantation.
8) found that the presence of broad-based posterior synechia, retinal vasculitis with or without choroiditis, and serpiginous-like choroiditis were strong indicators of TB uveitis in TB-endemic areas.
Photomicrography of the kidney of an animal of group I (sham) in the area not subjected to ischemia, showing focal glomerular change with a slight increase of the mesangial matrix and cellularity (MM), as well as synechia of both the parietal and visceral folium and Bowman's capsule (SB).
21) A synechia is an ocular condition which involves adhesion of the iris to either the cornea (anterior synechia) or to the lens (posterior synechia).
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3,5,6) Intracameral injections of d-tubocurarine were effective at producing mydriasis in pigeons; however, significant side effects such as iridial hemorrhage, anterior uveitis, cataract formation, posterior synechia, and globe collapse are potentially associated with the administration technique.