coloboma

noun

col·​o·​bo·​ma ˌkäl-ə-ˈbō-mə How to pronounce coloboma (audio)
plural colobomas also colobomata -mət-ə How to pronounce coloboma (audio)
: a fissure of the eye usually of congenital origin
colobomatous adjective

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“Coloboma.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/coloboma. Accessed 5 Oct. 2022.

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