chemosis

noun
che·​mo·​sis | \ kə-ˈmō-səs How to pronounce chemosis (audio) \
plural chemoses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce chemosis (audio) \

Medical Definition of chemosis

: swelling of the conjunctival tissue around the cornea

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“Chemosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/chemosis. Accessed 2 Mar. 2021.

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