anterior synechia

anterior synechia
anterior synechia n SYNECHIA (a)

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adhesion of the base of the iris to the cornea, producing occlusion of the chamber angle; it may be caused by glaucoma, cataract, or intraocular tumors, or occur after perforation resulting from keratitis, iridocyclitis, trauma, or surgery.

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  • synechia — Any adhesion; specifically, anterior or posterior s.. [G. synecheia, continuity, fr. syn, together, + echo, to have, hold] anterior s. adhesion of the iris to the cornea. anular s. adhesion of the entire …   Medical dictionary

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  • synechia — noun An eye condition in which the iris adheres either to the cornea (anterior synechia) or to the lens (posterior synechia) …   Wiktionary

  • synechia — n. an adhesion between the iris and another part of the eye. An anterior synechia is between the iris and the endothelium of the cornea or the part of the sclera that normally hides the extreme outer edge of the iris from view. A posterior… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • synechia — noun adhesions between the iris and the lens or cornea resulting from trauma or eye surgery or as a complication of glaucoma or cataract; can lead to blindness • Hypernyms: ↑adhesion • Hyponyms: ↑anterior synechia, ↑posterior synechia …   Useful english dictionary

  • total anterior synechia — adhesion of the entire surface of the iris to the cornea …   Medical dictionary

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  • СИНЕХИЯ — (synechia) спайка радужки глаза с какой либо другой его частью. Например, передняя синехия (anterior synechia) представляет собой спайку радужки с роговицей или частью склеры, которые обычно бывают невидимыми за наружным краем радужки. Задняя… …   Толковый словарь по медицине

  • sphincterolysis — An operation for freeing the iris from the cornea in anterior synechia involving only the pupillary border. [sphincter, + G. lysis, loosening] * * * sphinc·ter·ol·y·sis (sfingk″tər olґĭ sis) [sphincter + lysis] the operation of… …   Medical dictionary

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