What is another word for xerophthalmia?

Pronunciation: [zˌi͡əɹəfθˈalmi͡ə] (IPA)

Xerophthalmia is a medical condition mainly caused by vitamin A deficiency. It is a complete or partial loss of vision due to excessive dryness of the eyes. It is necessary for everyone to stay aware of synonyms for the word xerophthalmia, which can help to find more information. Some of the synonyms for xerophthalmia include dry eyes, eye dryness, keratoconjunctivitis sicca, or ocular surface disease. It is essential to recognize the symptoms of xerophthalmia early on, which include itchy eyes, blurry vision, redness, and tearing, as it can lead to severe vision loss if left untreated. Understanding different synonyms for the word xerophthalmia can help in diagnosing and treating this condition promptly.

Synonyms for Xerophthalmia:

What are the hypernyms for Xerophthalmia?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    eye disease, eye disorder, Vitamin deficiency disorder, conjunctival disease, nutritional disorder.

Usage examples for Xerophthalmia

I. xerophthalmia in rickets.
"The Vitamine Manual"
Walter H. Eddy

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