Glaucoma - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɡlaʊˈkəʊmə|  American pronunciation of the word glaucoma
Brit.  |ɡlɔːˈkəʊmə|  British pronunciation of the word glaucoma


- an eye disease that damages the optic nerve and impairs vision (sometimes progressing to blindness)
contrary to popular belief, glaucoma is not always caused by elevated intraocular pressure

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...recommends regular eye examinations for the early detection of such ocular diseases as glaucoma...

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