phthisis bulbi

noun

phthisis bul·​bi -ˈbəl-ˌbī How to pronounce phthisis bulbi (audio)
: wasting and shrinkage of the eyeball following destructive diseases of the eye (as panophthalmitis)

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“Phthisis bulbi.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/phthisis%20bulbi. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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