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Goniosynechia

Definition
noun, plural: goniosynechiae
Synechia of the iris to the cornea in the angle of the anterior chamber
Supplement
Conditions that may lead to goniosynechia are the following:

  • lens displacement
  • iris displacement
  • anterior chamber inflammation
  • chronic angle closure
  • surgical adhesion

Word origin: gonio– (a combining form meaning angle) + synechia
Also called:

  • peripheral anterior synechia


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