acute glaucoma

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n acute glaucoma glaucoma in which the iris blocks the outflow of aqueous humor "closed-angle glaucoma can cause a rapid buildup of high intraocular pressure that results in permanent visual damage in a couple of days"
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Usage

In literature:

In acute glaucoma the sclera appears to be edematous and slightly thickened.
"Glaucoma" by Various
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