Coloboma meaning

kŏlə-bōmə
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An anomaly of the eye, usually a developmental defect, that often results in some loss of vision.
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An anomaly of the eye, usually a developmental defect, that often results in some loss of vision.
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An abnormal hole present from birth in one of the structures of the eye, such as the lens, eyelid, or retina.
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Origin of coloboma

  • New Latin colobōma from Greek kolobōma part removed in mutilation from koloboun to mutilate from kolobos maimed

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition