chemosis

noun

che·​mo·​sis kə-ˈmō-səs How to pronounce chemosis (audio)
plural chemoses -ˌsēz How to pronounce chemosis (audio)
: 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 3 Mar. 2024.

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