hydrophthalmos

noun
hy·​droph·​thal·​mos | \ ˌhī-ˌdräf-ˈthal-mäs How to pronounce hydrophthalmos (audio) \

Medical Definition of hydrophthalmos

: general enlargement of the eyeball due to a watery effusion within it

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“Hydrophthalmos.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hydrophthalmos. Accessed 12 Jun. 2021.

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