Aphakia
Aphakia A*pha"ki*a, n. [NL.; Gr. 'a priv. + ? seed of a lentil.] (Med.) An anomalous state of refraction caused by the absence of the crystalline lens, as after operations for cataract. The remedy is the use of powerful convex lenses. --Dunglison. [1913 Webster]

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  • Aphakia — Infobox Disease Name = PAGENAME Caption = DiseasesDB = 29608 DiseasesDB mult = DiseasesDB2|29607 | ICD10 = ICD10|H|27|0|h|25, ICD10|Q|12|3|q|10 ICD9 = ICD9|379.31, ICD9|743.35 ICDO = OMIM = 610256 MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = eMedicineTopic =… …   Wikipedia

  • Aphakia — lęšio nebuvimas statusas T sritis gyvūnų raida, augimas, ontogenezė, embriologija atitikmenys: lot. Aphakia; Aplasia lentis ryšiai: platesnis terminas – akies trūkumas sinonimas – lęšio aplazija …   Veterinarinės anatomijos, histologijos ir embriologijos terminai

  • Aphakia — lęšio nebuvimas statusas T sritis embriologija atitikmenys: lot. Aphakia; Aplasia lentis ryšiai: platesnis terminas – akies trūkumai sinonimas – lęšio aplazija …   Medicininės histologijos ir embriologijos vardynas

  • aphakia — aphakic, aphacic /euh fay sik/, aphacial /euh fay sheuhl/, adj. /euh fay kee euh/, n. Ophthalm. lack or loss of the lens of the eye. Also, aphacia /euh fay sheuh, shee euh, see euh/. [1860 65; < NL, equiv. to a A 6 + Gk phak(ós) lentil (for sense …   Universalium

  • aphakia — noun the absence of the lens of the eye …   Wiktionary

  • Aphakia — Absence or loss of the eye s natural crystalline lens, as after cataract removal. From a , without + phacos, the Greek word for a lentil bean. The ancients thought (quite correctly) that the lens of the eye was shaped like a lentil bean. * * *… …   Medical dictionary

  • aphakia — n. absence of the natural lens of the eye …   English contemporary dictionary

  • aphakia — apha·kia …   English syllables

  • aphakia — n. absence of the lens of the eye: the state of the eye after a cataract has been removed when no intraocular lens has been inserted. Derivatives: aphakic adj …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • aphakia — noun absence of the natural lens of the eye (usually resulting from the removal of cataracts) • Hypernyms: ↑visual impairment, ↑visual defect, ↑vision defect, ↑visual disorder …   Useful english dictionary

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