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keratomalacia


keratomalacia

noun ker·a·to·ma·la·cia \ˌker-ət-ō-mə-ˈlā-s(h)ē-ə\

Definition of KERATOMALACIA

:  a softening and ulceration of the cornea of the eye resulting from severe systemic deficiency of vitamin A—compare xerophthalmia
March 03, 2015
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