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- n. A chemically-induced swelling of the mucous membrane of the eye
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Inflammatory swelling of the conjunctival tissue surrounding the cornea.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In pathology, infiltration, usually inflammatory, of the conjunctiva and of the cellular tissue connecting it with the eyeball, in which the conjunctiva rises up to a considerable height around the cornea. Also chymosis.
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- n. edema of the mucous membrane of the eyeball and eyelid lining
chemo- + -osis (Wiktionary)