Definition of phacoanaphylaxis in English:

phacoanaphylaxis

Pronunciation /ˌfakəʊanəfɪˈlaksɪs/

noun

(also phakoanaphylaxis)
Ophthalmology
  • Hypersensitivity to proteins released from the lens of the eye; inflammation of the eye (endophthalmitis or uveitis) caused by this.

Origin

1940s; earliest use found in American Journal of Ophthalmology. From phaco- + anaphylaxis, after phacoanaphylactic.