Definition of trachomatous in US English:

trachomatous

adjective

  • See trachoma

    • ‘The distribution of abnormal eyelashes by the severity of trachomatous trichiasis is given in Table 3.’
    • ‘About 7.6 million people have trachomatous trichiasis, the blinding stage of this infectious disease.’
    • ‘There was no significant difference between the mycotic flora of the active and healed trachomatous cases.’
    • ‘A total of 708 eyes with moderate trachomatous entropion and major trichiasis underwent this surgery, but only 508 of these were followed up during a 6-month period.’
    • ‘Management of trachomatous cicatricial entropion of the upper eye lid presents a difficult problem.’

Pronunciation

trachomatous

/-mətəs/