- absence of the natural lens of the eye (usually resulting from the removal of cataracts)
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Absence of the lens of the eye
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Aphakia: Absence or loss of the eye's natural crystalline lens, as after cataract removal. From a-, without + phacos, the Greek word for a lentil bean. The ancients thought (quite correctly) that the lens of the eye was shaped like a lentil bean.
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[ New Latin ; Greek 'a
priv. + ... seed of a lentil.] (Medicine)
An anomalous state of refraction caused by the absence of the crystalline lens, as after operations for cataract. The remedy is the use of powerful convex lenses. Dunglison.
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<ophthalmology> The loss or absence of the lens of an eye. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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absence of the natural lens of the eye (usually resulting from the removal of cataracts)
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(ә-fa´ke-ә) absence of the lens of an eye, occurring congenitally or as a result of trauma or surgery. adj., apha´kic., adj.
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• (n.) An anomalous state of refraction caused by the absence of the crystalline lens, as after operations for cataract. The remedy is the use of powerful convex lenses.
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Type: Term Pronunciation: ă-fā′kē-ă Definitions: 1. Absence of the lens of the eye.
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The ocular condition in which the crystalline lens of the eye is absent, or has been
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Aphakia is the absence of the lens of the eye, due to surgical removal, a perforating wound or ulcer, or congenital anomaly. It causes a loss of accommodation, far sightedness (hyperopia), and a deep anterior chamber. Complications include detachment of the vitreous or retina, and glaucoma. Aphakic people are reported to be able to see ultraviolet
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(ay-FAY-kee-uh) Absence of the eye's crystalline lens, such as after cataract extraction
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