Aphakia



lack or loss of the lens of the eye.
Historical Examples

An eye without a lens (aphakia) will not work with an eye with a lens even if the former be corrected with glasses.
A System of Operative Surgery, Volume IV (of 4) Various

noun
absence of the lens of an eye, congenital or otherwise

aphakia a·pha·ki·a (ə-fā’kē-ə)
n.
Absence of the crystalline lens of the eye.
a·pha’ki·al or a·pha’kic (ə-fā’kĭk) adj.

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