One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Hypersensitivity to proteins released from the lens of the eye; inflammation of the eye (endophthalmitis or uveitis) caused by this.
1940s; earliest use found in American Journal of Ophthalmology. From phaco- + anaphylaxis, after phacoanaphylactic.
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