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monophthalmos in Medicine

monophthalmos mon·oph·thal·mos (mŏn'ŏf-thāl'mŏs') or mon·oph·thal·mi·a (-thāl'mē-ə)
n.
Congenital absence of one eye due to failure of outgrowth of the primary ocular vesicle, with absence of ocular tissues.


mon'oph·thal'mic adj.
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