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photophthalmia

noun phot·oph·thal·mia \ ˌfōt-ˌäf-ˈthal-mē-ə, ˌfōt-ˌäp- \

medical Definition of photophthalmia

: inflammation of the eye and especially of the cornea and conjunctiva caused by exposure to light of short wavelength (as ultraviolet light)

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