Definition of leukoma in English:

leukoma

Syllabification: leu·ko·ma
Pronunciation: /lo͞oˈkōmə
 
/

noun

Medicine
  • A white opacity in the cornea of the eye.
    More example sentences
    • We compared surgical outcome between patients who underwent keratoplasty for herpetic leukoma and those who received it for non-herpetic disorders.
    • The patient showed a central leukoma with some neo-vessels and, although reduced, a corneal sensitivity was present, while it was completely absent before the treatment.
    • The cornea-prosthetic complex was implanted in 78 eyes with vascular leukomas.

Origin

early 18th century: modern Latin, from Greek leukōma.

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