coloboma

noun
col·​o·​bo·​ma | \ ˌkäl-ə-ˈbō-mə \
plural colobomas also colobomata\ -​mət-​ə \

Medical Definition of coloboma

: a fissure of the eye usually of congenital origin

Other Words from coloboma

colobomatous \ -​mət-​əs \ adjective

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