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Medical Dictionary

buphthalmos

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noun buph·thal·mos \b(y)üf-ˈthal-məs, ˌbəf-, -ˌmäs\

Medical Definition of buphthalmos

plural

buphthalmoses

also

buphthalmias

  1. :  marked enlargement of the eye that is usually congenital and attended by symptoms of glaucoma



Variants of buphthalmos

also

buphthalmia

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