Definition of trachomatous in English:


Pronunciation /-mətəs/


See trachoma

‘About 7.6 million people have trachomatous trichiasis, the blinding stage of this infectious disease.’
  • ‘Management of trachomatous cicatricial entropion of the upper eye lid presents a difficult problem.’
  • ‘The distribution of abnormal eyelashes by the severity of trachomatous trichiasis is given in Table 3.’
  • ‘There was no significant difference between the mycotic flora of the active and healed trachomatous cases.’
  • ‘A total of 708 eyes with moderate trachomatous entropion and major trichiasis underwent this surgery, but only 508 of these were followed up during a 6-month period.’