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Noun: closed-angle glaucoma
  1. Glaucoma in which the iris blocks the outflow of aqueous humour
    "closed-angle glaucoma can cause a rapid buildup of high intraocular pressure that results in permanent visual damage in a couple of days";
    - acute glaucoma, angle-closure glaucoma

Type of: glaucoma

Encyclopedia: Closed-angle glaucoma