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- adj. Having the shape of a flask.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Flask-shaped; dilated.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Shaped like an ampulla; flask-shaped; bulging; dilated.
I have been especially interested in this subject because I have met with a complete and total glaucoma cup, with the typical (ampulliform) undermining of the scleral ring, in a pair of eyes without increased tension.
(ampulliform) glaucomatous excavation of the disc, why may not the cavernous atrophy and cup in glaucoma be due in part at least to similar processes, possibly in the nature of a toxic oedema of the nerve, either in association with tension or independent of it, as contended for by
(conjunctiva smoothly covers the cicatrix); (2) that represented by a subconjunctival fistulette, due to excision of the whole thickness of the sclera, in an eye with moderate tension (the conjunctiva lies smoothly over the cicatrix); (3) the fistulous cicatrix with an ampulliform elevation of the overlying conjunctiva, resulting from excision of the whole thickness of the sclera in an eye the seat of high tension.