chronic glaucoma

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n chronic glaucoma glaucoma caused by blockage of the canal of Schlemm; produces gradual loss of peripheral vision "open-angle glaucoma is the most common type of glaucoma"
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Usage

In literature:

One must not let glaucoma run or it becomes chronic.
"The Leopard Woman" by Stewart Edward White
The enlargement of the anterior perforating veins is an old symptom of chronic glaucoma.
"Glaucoma" by Various
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