snow blindness


snow blindness

noun

Definition of SNOW BLINDNESS

:  inflammation and photophobia caused by exposure of the eyes to ultraviolet rays reflected from snow or ice
snow–blind \ˈsnō-ˌblīnd\ or snow–blind·ed \-ˌblīn-dəd\ adjective

First Known Use of SNOW BLINDNESS

1748

snow blindness

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SNOW BLINDNESS

: inflammation and photophobia caused by exposure of the eyes to ultraviolet rays reflected from snow or ice

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