staphyloma

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(staf″ĭ-lō′mă)

[staphylo- + -oma.]
A bulge in a part of the uvea (choroid, iris, or ciliary body) into a thin, stretched area of sclera.
SYN: SEE: staphyloma corneae
staphylomatous (staf″ĭ-lō′măt-ŭs), adj.

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