Medical Dictionary

senile cataract


Medical Definition of SENILE CATARACT

:  a cataract of a type that occurs in the aged and is characterized by an initial opacity in the lens, subsequent swelling of the lens, and final shrinkage with complete loss of transparency


July 29, 2015
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