Synonyms

1. glaucoma

noun. ['glɔˈkoʊmə'] an eye disease that damages the optic nerve and impairs vision (sometimes progressing to blindness).

Synonyms

  • closed-angle glaucoma
  • angle-closure glaucoma
  • normal tension glaucoma
  • eye disease
  • open-angle glaucoma
  • chronic glaucoma

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Example sentences of the word glaucoma


1. Noun, singular or mass
Elevated pressure in the eye can cause glaucoma, damage to the optic nerve.

2.
Verb, base form
Inherited genetic abnormalities cause many cases of congenital elevated IOP that lead to
glaucoma in children.

3.
Verb, past participle
You should not take Focalin if you have
glaucoma**, Tourette syndrome, heart problems or severe anxiety.

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