coloboma

noun
col·​o·​bo·​ma | \ ˌkäl-ə-ˈbō-mə How to pronounce coloboma (audio) \
plural colobomas also colobomata\ -​mət-​ə How to pronounce colobomata (audio) \

Medical Definition of coloboma

: a fissure of the eye usually of congenital origin

Other Words from coloboma

colobomatous \ -​mət-​əs How to pronounce colobomatous (audio) \ adjective

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“Coloboma.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/coloboma. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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