leukoma

leukoma

[loo-koh-muh]
noun Pathology.
a dense, white opacity of the cornea.
Also, leucoma.


Origin:
1700–10; < Neo-Latin leucoma. See leuko-, -oma

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leukoma leu·ko·ma (lōō-kō'mə)
n. pl. leu·ko·mas or leu·ko·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
A dense white opacity of the cornea.


leu·kom'a·tous (lōō-kŏm'ə-təs) adj.
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