Translation of glaucoma in Spanish:


glaucoma, n.

Pronunciation /ɡlɔˈkoʊmə/ /ɡlɔːˈkəʊmə/

See Spanish definition of glaucoma


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    glaucoma masculine
    • He also has arthritis and is in the early stages of glaucoma, another disease leading to gradual loss of sight.
    • There has been a lot of debate about whether high blood pressure increases the risk of glaucoma.
    • In both uveitis and acute glaucoma, patients complain of deep, aching pain with loss of vision.
    • One way round the ethical obstacle was to look at patients with normal pressure glaucoma because many of these were not treated anyway.
    • If the rise in pressure is slow, pain is not a feature of glaucoma until the pressure is extremely high.