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pterygium

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An abnormal triangular fold of membrane in the interpalpebral fissure, extending from the conjunctiva to the cornea, being immovably united to the cornea at its apex, firmly attached to the sclera throughout its middle portion, and merged with the conjunctiva at its base. (Dorland, 27th ed)

Synonyms: Pterygium NOS, Conjunctival Pterygium, Pterygium, unspecified, Pterygium, NOS, Web eye, Unspecified pterygium (disorder), Unspecified pterygium, Pterygiums, Pterygium (disorder), Pterygium NOS (disorder)

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SNOMEDCT:77489003

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An abnormal triangular fold of membrane in the interpalpebral fissure, extending from the conjunctiva to the cornea, being immovably united to the cornea at its apex, firmly attached to the sclera throughout its middle portion, and merged with the conjunctiva at its base. (Dorland, 27th ed)[accessedResource: MSH:D011625][accessDate: 05-04-2011], Pterygium NOS[accessedResource: SNOMEDCT:193884009][accessDate: 05-04-2011], Pterygium, NOS[accessedResource: SNOMEDCT:77489003][accessDate: 05-04-2011], Pterygium (disorder)[accessedResource: SNOMEDCT:77489003][accessDate: 05-04-2011], Unspecified pterygium (disorder)[accessedResource: SNOMEDCT:193879003][accessDate: 05-04-2011], Unspecified pterygium[accessedResource: SNOMEDCT:193879003][accessDate: 05-04-2011], Web eye[accessedResource: SNOMEDCT:77489003][accessDate: 05-04-2011], conjunctival pterygium[accessedResource: DOID:10526][accessDate: 05-04-2011], Pterygiums[accessedResource: MSH:D011625][accessDate: 05-04-2011], Pterygium NOS (disorder)[accessedResource: SNOMEDCT:193884009][accessDate: 05-04-2011], Pterygium, unspecified[accessedResource: DOID:10526][accessDate: 05-04-2011]

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James Malone