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Meaning of SYNECHIA

Pronunciation:  si'nekeeu

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  adhesions between the iris and the lens or cornea resulting from trauma or eye surgery of as a complication of glaucoma or cataract; can lead to blindness
 

SYNECHIA is a 8 letter word that starts with S.

 

 See Also: adhesion, anterior synechia, posterior synechia

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Syn*e"chi*a\, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ?, fr. ? to hold
together; sy`n with + ? to hold.] (Med.)
A disease of the eye, in which the iris adheres to the cornea
or to the capsule of the crystalline lens.

 

 

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