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glaucoma glau·co·ma (glou-kō'mə, glô-)
Any of a group of eye diseases characterized by abnormally high intraocular fluid pressure, damaged optic disk, hardening of the eyeball, and partial to complete loss of vision.
open-angle glaucoma o·pen-an·gle glaucoma (ō'pən-āng'gəl)
Primary glaucoma in which the aqueous humor has free access to the trabecular reticulum. Also called simple glaucoma.