Congenital large globe. SYN: macrophthalmia, megophthalmus. [megalo- + G. ophthalmos, eye]

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meg·a·loph·thal·mos (meg″ə-lof-thalґmos) [megalo- + Gr. ophthalmos eye] abnormally large size of the eyes; called also macrophthalmia.

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