angle-closure glaucoma


angle–closure glaucoma

noun

Definition of ANGLE-CLOSURE GLAUCOMA

: glaucoma in which the drainage channel for the aqueous humor composed of the attachment at the edge of the iris and the junction of the sclera and cornea is blocked by the iris—called also closed-angle glaucoma, narrow-angle glaucoma; compare open-angle glaucoma

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up angle-closure glaucoma? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More