photalgia


photalgia
Light-induced pain, especially of the eyes; for example, in uveitis, the light-induced movement of the iris may be painful. SYN: photodynia, photophobia. [phot- + G. algos, pain]

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n.
pain in the eye caused by very bright light.

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pho·tal·gia (fo-talґjə) [phot- + -algia] ocular pain caused by light.

Medical dictionary. 2011.