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Definition of Corneal dystrophy

Corneal dystrophy: A condition in which one or more parts of the cornea lose their normal clarity due to a buildup of cloudy material. There are over 20 corneal dystrophies that affect all parts of the cornea.

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Last Editorial Review: 3/19/2012

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