Encauma En*cau"ma, n. [NL., from Gr. ? mark caused by burning, fr. ?. See {Encaustic}.] (Med.) An ulcer in the eye, upon the cornea, which causes the loss of the humors. --Dunglison. [1913 Webster]

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  • encauma — † enˈcauma Obs. 0 [a. Gr. ἔγκαυµα result of burning in.] 1. ‘The scoria of silver’ (Syd. Soc. Lex.). 2. A deep, foul ulceration of the cornea, followed by destruction of the eye. in Kersey. in Craig; and in mod. Dicts. 3. Formerly used for the… …   Useful english dictionary

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