TITLE

staphyloma, staphyloma corneae

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p2195
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "staphyloma, staphyloma corneae," which refers to the bulging of part of the uvea into a thin, stretched area of sclera, as in anterior staphyloma and ciliary staphyloma, is presented.
ACCESSION #
62162329

 

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