applanation

noun

ap·​pla·​na·​tion ˌap-lə-ˈnā-shən How to pronounce applanation (audio)
: abnormal flattening of a convex surface (as of the cornea of the eye)

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“Applanation.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/applanation. Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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