Definition of Anterior synechia
1. Noun. Adhesion between the iris and the cornea.
Medical Definition of Anterior synechia
1. Adhesion of the iris to the cornea. (05 Mar 2000)
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Literary usage of Anterior synechia
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1. Annals of Ophthalmology (1917)
"OPERATION FOR anterior synechia, WITH REPORT OF CASES OF SECONDARY ... The formation of anterior synechia after perforating ulcers or injuries of the cornea ..."
2. Ophthalmic surgery: A Handbook of the Surgical Operations on the Eyeball and by Josef Meller (1912)
"OPERATIONS FOR anterior synechia. Increased tension may occur in cases of anterior synechia, in which the corneal scar is not only flat but also solid, ..."
3. On the pathology and treatment of glaucoma by Priestley Smith (1891)
"The same changes as in Fig. 14 together with complete detachment of the retina. (4-409.) Perforating Wounds and Ulcers of the Cornea with anterior synechia. ..."
4. Diseases of the eye by John Herbert Parsons (1907)
"This peripheral anterior synechia causes the obliteration of the network of the ligamentum pectinatum iridis, and prevents the fluid from gaining access to ..."