keratic precipitates

noun plural

ke·​rat·​ic precipitates kə-ˈrat-ik- How to pronounce keratic precipitates (audio)
: accumulations on the posterior surface of the cornea especially of macrophages and epithelial cells that occur in chronic inflammatory conditions

called also keratitis punctata

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“Keratic precipitates.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Sep. 2023.

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