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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Increased pressure in the eyeball due to obstruction of the outflow of aqueous humor.

Usage examples (34)
  • The term glaucoma encompasses a group of disorders that cause damage to the optic nerve, leading to vision loss or blindness if left untreated.
  • Simply put, glaucoma is high pressure in the eyes.
  • I think "celebrity glaucoma" is an outstanding turn of a phrase, Rich.
  • More than 171 million people worldwide have diabetes and glaucoma is the leading cause of blindness in the world. for more
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