Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In pathology, absence of the iris of the eye, or an imperfection of the iris amounting to a loss of function.

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  • noun A rare congenital condition characterized by the underdevelopment of the eye's iris.

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Examples

  • The only treatment of aniridia is as yet the use of coloured eye lenses in order to reduce the light inlet.

    Aniridia

  • Specifically, the presence of any of the clinical features noted above in a child that is diagnosed with WT, such as aniridia, hypospadias or undescended testicles, should prompt further investigation of the WT1 gene in that individual.

    WT1-Related Wilms Tumor (WT) Syndromes

  • Ophthalmologist: Manages aniridia (individuals with WAGR)

    WT1-Related Wilms Tumor (WT) Syndromes

  • This condition is known as aniridia and like Waardenburg's syndrome it is very rare.

    Aniridia

  • Another developmental gene mutation causes a complete loss of the iris, a condition known as aniridia.

    Physiology or Medicine 1995 - Press Release

  • Dixon reports a case of total aniridia with excellent sight in a woman of thirty-seven.

    Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine

  • Riccobono, now the director of the Jernigan Institute, was born with aniridia, a congenital disease in which a person is born without an iris in one or both eyes.

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  • Riccobono, now the director of the Jernigan Institute, was born with aniridia, a congenital disease in which a person is born without an iris in one or both eyes.

    SFGate: Top News Stories

  • Riccobono, now the director of the Jernigan Institute, was born with aniridia, a congenital disease in which a person is born without an iris in one or both eyes.

    Kansas City Star: Front Page

  • Riccobono, now the director of the Jernigan Institute, was born with aniridia, a congenital disease in which a person is born without an iris in one or both eyes.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

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