Definition of glaucomatous in US English:

glaucomatous

adjective

Medicine
  • See glaucoma

    • ‘Experimental evidence suggests that some neuroprotective drugs reduce intraocular pressure induced glaucomatous damage.’
    • ‘Conversely, about 15 percent of patients with otherwise characteristic glaucomatous nerve damage have a consistently normal intraocular pressure.’
    • ‘Both eye pressure-dependent and independent factors are responsible for this glaucomatous damage.’
    • ‘Vision may still be 6/6 even at the terminal stage of glaucomatous field loss (tunnel vision)’
    • ‘A positive correlation of cavernous degeneration and glaucomatous damage was found in only 4 persons.’

Pronunciation

glaucomatous

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