Nam Nguyen's wire posts

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      keratoscope<=> noun an instrument for examining the cornea to see if it has an unusual curvature. Also called Placido’s disc
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        keratoprosthesis<=> noun 1.<=> a surgical operation to replace the central area of a cornea with clear plastic, when it has become opaque 2.<=> a piece of clear plastic put into the cornea (NOTE: The plural is keratoprostheses.)
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          keratomalacia<=> noun 1.<=> a softening of the cornea frequently caused by Vitamin A deficiency 2.<=> softening of the horny layer of the skin keratome<=> noun a surgical knife used for operations on the cornea keratometer<=> noun an instrument for measuring the curvature of the cornea keratometry<=> noun the process of measuring the curvature of the cornea keratopathy<=> noun any noninflammatory disorder of the cornea (NOTE: The plural is keratopathies.) keratoplasty<=> noun a surgical operation to graft corneal tissue from a donor in place of diseased tissue (NOTE: The plural is keratoplasties.)
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            keratoglobus<=> noun swell ing of the eyeball keratoma<=> noun a hard thickened growth due to hypertrophy of the horny zone of the skin (NOTE: The plural is keratomas or keratomata.)
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              keratoconus<=> noun a cone- shaped lump on the cornea
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                keratoconjunctivitis<=> noun inflammation of the cornea with conjunctivitis
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                  keratoacanthoma<=> noun a type of benign skin tumour which disappears after a few months (NOTE: The plural is keratoacanthomas or keratoacanthomata.)
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                    keratitis<=> noun inflammation of the cornea kerato-<=> prefix referring to horn, horny tissue or the cornea
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                      keratinocyte<=> noun a cell which produces keratin
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                        keratinise<=> , keratinize verb to convert something into keratin or into horny tissue (NOTE: keratinising – keratinised)
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                          keratinisation<=> , keratinization noun the appearance of horny characteristics in tissue. Also called cornification
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                            keratin<=> noun a protein found in horny tissue such as fingernails, hair or the outer surface of the skin
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                              keratic<=> adjective 1.<=> relating to horny tissue or to keratin 2.<=> relating to the cornea
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                                keratectomy<=> noun a surgical operation to remove the whole or part of the cornea (NOTE: The plural is keratectomies.)
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                                  keratalgia<=> noun pain felt in the cornea keratectasia<=> noun a condition in which the cornea bulges