aphakia

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n aphakia absence of the natural lens of the eye (usually resulting from the removal of cataracts)
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Aphakia (Med) An anomalous state of refraction caused by the absence of the crystalline lens, as after operations for cataract. The remedy is the use of powerful convex lenses.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n aphakia etc. See aphacia, etc.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL.; Gr. 'a priv. + seed of a lentil

Usage


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