iridoschisis

noun
iri·​dos·​chi·​sis | \ ˌir-ə-ˈdäs-kə-səs How to pronounce iridoschisis (audio) , ˌīr- How to pronounce iridoschisis (audio) \
plural iridoschises\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce iridoschisis (audio) \ or iridoschisises

Medical Definition of iridoschisis

: separation of the stroma of the iris into two layers with disintegration of the anterior layer into fibrils

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“Iridoschisis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/iridoschisis. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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