Definición de trachoma en inglés:


Silabificación: tra·cho·ma
Pronunciación: /trəˈkōmə


  • A contagious bacterial infection of the eye in which there is inflamed granulation on the inner surface of the lids.
    • The disease is caused by the chlamydial organism Chlamydia trachomatis
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • The biggest health problems are tuberculosis, venereal diseases, malaria, trachoma, typhoid fever, and dysentery.
    • Other diseases include hepatitis, trachoma, and tuberculosis.
    • I saw the Chlamydial eye disease trachoma in the poor of Glasgow and lymphogranuloma in soldiers from a military hospital STD clinic in 1940 before the cause was known.



Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • About 7.6 million people have trachomatous trichiasis, the blinding stage of this infectious disease.
  • Management of trachomatous cicatricial entropion of the upper eye lid presents a difficult problem.
  • The distribution of abnormal eyelashes by the severity of trachomatous trichiasis is given in Table 3.


late 17th century: from Greek trakhōma 'roughness', from trakhus 'rough'.

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