leukocoria, leukokoria

Reflection from a white mass within the eye giving the appearance of a white pupil. SYN: leukokoria, white pupillary reflex. [leuko- white, + G. kore, pupil]

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  • Leukocoria — (also leukokoria [ [http://medical dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/leukokoria thefreedictionary.com] ] ) is an abnormal white reflection from the retina. Despite its color, the reflection is related to the familiar red eye effect, not to… …   Wikipedia

  • leukokoria — See leukocoria. * * * leu·ko·ko·ria (loo″ko korґe ə) [leuko + Gr. korē pupil + ia] a condition characterized by appearance of a whitish reflex or mass in the pupillary area behind the lens; called also cat s eye reflex …   Medical dictionary

  • leukocoria — leu·ko·co·ria (loo″ko korґe ə) leukokoria …   Medical dictionary

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