synechia


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Related to synechia: uveitis, posterior synechia

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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