anterior staphyloma n.
Bulging near the anterior pole of the eyeball. Also called corneal staphyloma.
(i) The operation is especially suitable for anterior staphyloma following ophthalmia neonatorum.
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- Anterior synechia
anterior synechia anterior synechia n. Adhesion of the iris to the cornea.
- Anterior tooth
a tooth in the front of the mouth; an incisor or cuspid. Historical Examples anterior tooth conical, with anterior and posterior margins as in the last. The Beaked Whales of the Family Ziphidae Frederick True
- Anterior tibial muscle
anterior tibial muscle anterior tibial muscle n. A muscle with origin from the lateral surface of the tibia, the interosseous membrane, and the intermuscular septum; with insertion into the medial cuneiform bone and the base of the first metatarsal, with nerve supply from the deep peroneal nerve, and whose action causes the dorsiflexion and inversion […]
- Anterior tibial compartment syndrome
anterior tibial compartment syndrome anterior tibial compartment syndrome n. Swelling, pain, and necrosis of the muscles of the anterior tibial compartment of the leg, usually following unaccustomed exertion.