aphakia

noun

apha·​kia ə-ˈfā-kē-ə, a- How to pronounce aphakia (audio)
: absence of the crystalline lens of the eye
also : the resulting anomalous state of refraction

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“Aphakia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/aphakia. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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