Keratoconus meaning

kerətōkōnəs
An abnormal conical bulging of a cornea causing impaired vision or blindness: thought to be an inherited disorder.
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(pathology) A degenerative non-inflammatory disorder of the eye in which structural changes within the cornea cause it to thin and change to a more conical shape than its normal even curve.
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Origin of keratoconus

  • From kerato- +‎ conus (Latin for cone).

    From Wiktionary