Fuchs epithelial dystrophy (fyōōks, fuKHs)
A condition that often develops following endothelial dystrophy, beginning with a thin spreading central accumulation of fluid in the central cornea; it occurs predominantly in elderly women.
[fyoo-shuh] /ˈfyu ʃə/ noun 1. a plant belonging to the genus Fuchsia, of the evening primrose family, including many varieties cultivated for their handsome drooping flowers. 2. Also called California fuchsia. a nonwoody shrub, Zauschneria californica, having large crimson flowers. 3. a bright, purplish-red color. adjective 4. of the color fuchsia: a fuchsia dress. /ˈfjuːʃə/ […]
[foo k-sin] /ˈfʊk sɪn/ noun 1. a greenish, water-soluble, solid, coal-tar derivative, obtained by the oxidation of a mixture of aniline and the toluidines, that forms deep-red solutions: used chiefly as a dye. /ˈfuːksɪn/ noun 1. a greenish crystalline substance, the quaternary chloride of rosaniline, forming a red solution in water: used as a textile […]
fuchsinophil fuch·sin·o·phil (fyōōk-sĭn’ə-fĭl’) adj. Staining readily with fuchsin. n. A cell or tissue that stains readily with fuchsin. fuch·sin’o·phil’ic adj.
[fyook-sahyt, fook-] /ˈfyuk saɪt, ˈfuk-/ noun, Mineralogy. 1. a bright green variety of muscovite having chromium in place of some of the aluminum.