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[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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Venes, Donald, editor. "Staphyloma." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 24th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2021. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/765293/all/total_staphyloma.
Staphyloma. In: Venes DD, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/765293/all/total_staphyloma. Accessed June 7, 2023.
Staphyloma. (2021). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary (24th ed.). F.A. Davis Company. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/765293/all/total_staphyloma
Staphyloma [Internet]. In: Venes DD, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. [cited 2023 June 07]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/765293/all/total_staphyloma.
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