Definition of Cataracts

1. Noun. (plural of cataract) ¹

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Definition of Cataracts

1. cataract [n] - See also: cataract

Lexicographical Neighbors of Cataracts

cataract extraction
cataract lens
cataract needle
cataract spoon
cataracta brunescens
cataracta cerulea
cataracta electrica
cataracta nigra
cataracta ossea
cataracts (current term)
catarrhal asthma
catarrhal fever
catarrhal gastritis
catarrhal inflammation
catarrhal jaundice
catarrhal ophthalmia

Literary usage of Cataracts

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

1. Abstracts of the Papers Printed in the Philosophical Transactions of the by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1832)
"An Account of two Children born with cataracts in their Eyes, to show that their Sight was obscured in very different Degrees; with Experiments to determine ..."

2. Text-book of Ophthalmology by Ernst Fuchs (1911)
"Discission is adapted for all soft cataracts—ie, for those which are capable of ... Discission may also be made in those cataracts that still contain ..."

3. Incidents of Travel in Egypt, Arabia Petræa, and the Holy Land by John Lloyd Stephens (1853)
"Ascent of the cataracts. ... IN the morning we were up betimes, expecting another stirring day in mounting the cataracts. Carrying boats up and down the ..."

4. Universal Geography: Or a Description of All Parts of the World, on a New by Conrad Malte-Brun (1824)
"Such am?cas" are the cataracts of the Nile, of the Ganges, and some other great ... cataracts are also J cades. * Brahm. Principe d'Hydraulique, } 208. ..."

5. The Dublin Journal of Medical Science (1886)
"STOKY exhibited two patients with double zonular cataracts, and teeth presenting marks due to arrest of development. A cast was shown of the similarly ..."

6. Life and Nature Under the Tropics; Or, Sketches of Travels Among the Andes by Henry Morris Myers, Philip Van Ness Myers (1871)
"THE Orinoco, eight hundred miles from the sea, forcing its way through a granitic range of the Guiana Mountains, forms the cataracts of Atures. ..."

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