buphthalmos

noun
buph·​thal·​mos | \ b(y)üf-ˈthal-məs, ˌbəf-, -ˌmäs How to pronounce buphthalmos (audio) \
variants: also buphthalmia \ -​mē-​ə How to pronounce buphthalmia (audio) \
plural buphthalmoses also buphthalmias

Medical Definition of buphthalmos

: marked enlargement of the eye that is usually congenital and accompanied by symptoms of glaucoma

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“Buphthalmos.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/buphthalmos. Accessed 23 January 2020.

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