Definition of Sympathetic ophthalmia
Sympathetic ophthalmia: Inflammation of the uveal tract of the uninjured eye (sympathizing eye) some weeks after a wound involving the uveal tract of the other eye (exciting eye). Also known as transferred ophthalmia.Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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