aphakic

apha·kic ə-'fā-kik, a- adj of, relating to, or affected with aphakia <the \aphakic eye>
aphakic n an individual who has had the lens of an eye removed

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  • aphakic — adj. suffering from aphakia, lacking a natural lens on the eye …   English contemporary dictionary

  • aphakic — apha·kic …   English syllables

  • aphakic — I noun someone afflicted by aphakia; someone lacking the natural lenses of the eyes • Hypernyms: ↑visually impaired person II adjective of or relating to or afflicted with aphakia • Pertains to noun: ↑aphakia * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • aphakic space — the space in the pupil which is not occupied by the lens. The space may be circumlenticular, around the lens as in Stomias, ventral as in Omosudidae, some Myctophidae and Paralepidae, or rostral as in Scopelosauridae. A rostral aphakic space may… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • aphakic spectacles — eyeglasses with very thick lenses, which are prescribed after cataract surgery when no intraocular lens is inserted into the eye (not common practice now) …   Medical dictionary

  • aphakic eye — an eye lacking the crystalline lens; see also aphakia …   Medical dictionary

  • aphakic glaucoma — a general term referring to glaucoma in an eye from which the lens has been removed; the glaucoma may be related to the cataract extraction or to its sequelae, or it may have existed prior to the cataract extraction …   Medical dictionary

  • aphakic spectacles — eyeglasses with very thick lenses, which are prescribed after cataract surgery when no intraocular lens is inserted into the eye (not common practice now) …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • aphakia — aphakic, aphacic /euh fay sik/, aphacial /euh fay sheuhl/, adj. /euh fay kee euh/, n. Ophthalm. lack or loss of the lens of the eye. Also, aphacia /euh fay sheuh, shee euh, see euh/. [1860 65; < NL, equiv. to a A 6 + Gk phak(ós) lentil (for sense …   Universalium

  • ABK — aphakic bullous keratopathy …   Medical dictionary

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