Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In pathology, a white opacity of the cornea of the eye, the result of inflammation. Also called albugo.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Med.) A white opacity in the cornea of the eye; -- called also
- n. eye disease consisting of an opaque white spot on the cornea
“- Medicine, white spot on cornea of eye; leucoma; Botany, white rust.”
“Many of the alb-words are of course quite rare, or only in specialized* use, in English: albata ["white metal, German silver", SOED]; albugo ["=leucoma"; note Greek leukos, white]; albaspine ["whitethorn, hawthorn"]; and albite ["Min.”
“The next day he gave the following testimony: "I the undersigned, can certify on oath, that five years ago, I examined Mary Côté's eyes, and found that the small-pox had produced opacity of the cornea of both, or the disease called _leucoma_.”
“The next day he gave the following testimony: “I the undersigned, can certify on oath, that five years ago, I examined Mary Cote's eyes, and found that the small-pox had produced opacity of the cornea of both, or the disease called leucoma.”
“Paul was smaller than children of his age; on his right eye he had from his youth a large leucoma; the eyelids had generally a catarrhal affection, and were in a state of suppuration.”
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