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1(in horses) a recurrent inflammatory disease of the eyes, causing intermittent blindness.
- ‘My vet came out and checked him and seems to think that he may have ‘moon blindness’ and be very sensitive to light.’
- ‘As an owner of a horse that has been diagnosed with moon blindness, I have always been looking for alternative treatments for his condition.’
- ‘From time-to-time, horse owners and veterinarians see equine recurrent uveitis, also known as periodic ophthalmia or moon blindness, in horses.’
- ‘There is indeed a disease colloquially known as moon blindness, but it only occurs in horses.’
- ‘Equine recurrent uveitis, also known as moon blindness, is the most common cause of blindness in this species.’
- ‘If you read about her moon blindness and her loss of eyesight you wonder how she functions day to day around here.’
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