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iridoschisis ir·i·dos·chi·sis (ĭr’ĭ-dŏs’kĭ-sĭs, ī’rĭ-)
The separation of the anterior layer of the iris from the posterior layer, with ruptured anterior fibers floating in the aqueous humor.


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