Coloboma
Coloboma Col`o*bo"ma, n. [NL. fr. Gr. ?, the part taken away in mutilation, fr. ? to mutilate.] (Anat. & Med.) A defect or malformation; esp., a fissure of the iris supposed to be a persistent embryonic cleft. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • Coloboma — Classification and external resources ICD 10 Q10.3, Q …   Wikipedia

  • Coloboma — Clasificación y recursos externos CIE 10 Q10.3 CIE 9 743.4 DiseasesDB 29894 …   Wikipedia Español

  • coloboma — m. oftalm. Malformación congénita del ojo que se genera al no cerrarse las hendiduras o fisuras fetales del ojo. Puede afectar al iris o al párpado. Precisa reparación quirúrgica. Medical Dictionary. 2011. coloboma …   Diccionario médico

  • colobomă — colobómă s. f., pl. colobóme Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  COLOBÓMĂ s.f. (med.) Fisură congenitală sau traumatică a formaţiilor din segmentul anterior al ochiului. [< fr. coloboma, cf. gr. koloboma – mutilare] …   Dicționar Român

  • Colobōma — (gr.), Spalte von Theilen, die ein Ganzes bilden sollen, bes. C. palpebrarum, Augenlidspalte, s. u. Auge H) …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Coloboma — vgl. Kolobom …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • Coloboma — A congenital malformation (birth defect) in which part of the eye does not form due to failure of fusion of an embryonic feature called the intraocular fissure. The resultant coloboma can be likened to a missing slice from a pie that may involve… …   Medical dictionary

  • coloboma — col·o·bo·ma (kŏl ə bōʹmə) n. pl. col·o·bo·ma·ta ( mə tə) An anomaly of the eye, usually a developmental defect, that often results in some loss of vision.   [New Latin colobōma, from Greek kolobōma, part removed in mutilation, from koloboun, to… …   Universalium

  • coloboma — Eng. Coloboma Alteración congénita en la cual se produce un déficit en el cierre o soldadura de la fisura óptica y que puede afectar al desarrollo de la parte inferior de distintas estructuras oculares …   Diccionario de oftalmología

  • coloboma — n. a defect in the development of the eye causing abnormalities ranging in severity from a notch in the lower part of the iris, making the pupil pear shaped, to defects behind the iris in the fundus. A coloboma of the eyelid is a congenital notch …   The new mediacal dictionary

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