HyperDic: chronic_glaucoma

English > 1 sense of the expression chronic glaucoma:
NOUNstatechronic glaucoma, open-angle glaucomaglaucoma caused by blockage of the canal of Schlemm
English > chronic glaucoma: 1 sense > noun 1, state
Meaningglaucoma caused by blockage of the canal of Schlemm; produces gradual loss of peripheral vision.
Synonymopen-angle glaucoma
BroaderglaucomaAn eye disease that damages the optic nerve and impairs vision (sometimes progressing to blindness)

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