hypopyon

hypopyon

[hahy-poh-pee-on, hi-]
noun Ophthalmology.
an effusion of pus into the anterior chamber of the eye.

Origin:
1650–60; hypo- + Greek pýon pus, discharge from a sore

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hypopyon hy·po·py·on (hī-pō'pē-ŏn')
n.
The presence of pus or a puslike fluid in the anterior chamber of the eye.

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