Definition of Morgagnian in English:

Morgagnian

Pronunciation /mɔːˈɡanɪən/ /mɔːˈɡanjən/

adjective

Ophthalmology
  • Designating, relating to, or associated with a type of hypermature cataract in which the nucleus of the lens sinks into the liquefied cortex.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in Samuel Cooper (1780–1848), surgeon and writer. From scientific Latin Morgagnianus from the name of Morgagni + -anus.