intraocular pressure

noun
variants: also intraocular tension

Medical Definition of intraocular pressure

: the pressure within the eyeball that gives it a round firm shape and is caused by the aqueous humor and vitreous body

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“Intraocular pressure.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/intraocular%20pressure. Accessed 15 Jan. 2021.

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