climatic keratopathy

bilateral, symmetrical corneal degeneration due to extreme heat or cold; called also Labrador k.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • keratopathy — Any corneal disease, damage, dysfunction, or abnormality. SYN: keratopathia. [kerato + G. pathos, suffering, disease] band shaped k. a horizontal, gray, interpalpebral opacity of the cornea that begins at the …   Medical dictionary

  • Labrador keratopathy — climatic k …   Medical dictionary

  • degeneration — 1. Deterioration; passing from a higher to a lower level or type. 2. A worsening of mental, physical, or moral qualities. 3. A retrogressive pathologic change in cells or tissues, in consequence of which their functions are often impaired or… …   Medical dictionary

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