See leukocoria.

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leu·ko·ko·ria (loo″ko-korґe-ə) [leuko- + Gr. korē pupil + -ia] a condition characterized by appearance of a whitish reflex or mass in the pupillary area behind the lens; called also cat's eye reflex.

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