Definition of Anterior synechia

1. Noun. Adhesion between the iris and the cornea.

Generic synonyms: Synechia



Medical Definition of Anterior synechia

1. Adhesion of the iris to the cornea. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Anterior Synechia

anterior surface of forearm
anterior surface of iris
anterior surface of kidney
anterior surface of lens
anterior surface of lower limb
anterior surface of maxilla
anterior surface of pancreas
anterior surface of patella
anterior surface of petrous part of temporal bone
anterior surface of prostate
anterior surface of radius
anterior surface of suprarenal gland
anterior surface of thigh
anterior surface of ulna
anterior symblepharon
anterior synechia (current term)
anterior talar articular surface of calcaneus
anterior talofibular ligament
anterior talotibial ligament
anterior teeth
anterior temporal artery
anterior thalamic radiations
anterior tibial artery
anterior tibial bursa
anterior tibial compartment syndrome
anterior tibial lymph node
anterior tibial muscle
anterior tibial nerve
anterior tibial node
anterior tibial recurrent artery

Literary usage of Anterior synechia

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

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 ..."

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