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- n. The inflammation of all coats of the eye, including intraocular structures.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Inflammation of the entire eyeball.
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When the eye is destroyed by panophthalmitis, the propriety of eviscerating or enucleating it will have to be considered.
The eyeball may be infected and destructive panophthalmitis result.
Wounds produced by stabs or punctures are liable to be followed by infective complications ending in panophthalmitis.