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Definitions and Synonyms of angle-closure glaucoma | Another word for angle-closure glaucoma | What is angle-closure glaucoma?

Definition 1: glaucoma in which the iris blocks the outflow of aqueous humor - [noun denoting state]

Samples where angle-closure glaucoma or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • closed-angle glaucoma can cause a rapid buildup of high intraocular pressure that results in permanent visual damage in a couple of days

Synonyms for angle-closure glaucoma in the sense of this definition

(angle-closure glaucoma is a kind of ...) an eye disease that damages the optic nerve and impairs vision (sometimes progressing to blindness)

"contrary to popular belief, glaucoma is not always caused by elevated intraocular pressure"

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