arcus senilis

noun

arcus se·​nil·​is -sə-ˈnil-əs How to pronounce arcus senilis (audio)
: a whitish ring-shaped or bow-shaped deposit in the cornea that frequently occurs in old age

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“Arcus senilis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/arcus%20senilis. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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