filamentary keratopathy

keratitis filamentosa.

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

  • keratitis filamentosa — keratitis with twisted filaments of mucoid material on the surface of the cornea; called also filamentary keratopathy …   Medical dictionary

  • keratitis — Inflammation of the cornea. SEE ALSO: keratopathy. [kerato + G. itis, inflammation] actinic k. a reaction of the cornea to ultraviolet light. deep punctate k. sharply defined opacities in a …   Medical dictionary

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