arcus senilis definition

  • noun:
    • A faint whitish ring-around the iris-in older people; discoloration of this iris as we grow older.
    • a whitish deposit by means of an arc that's occasionally observed in the cornea
    • A faint whitish ring-around the iris-in seniors; discoloration associated with iris with age.
    • a whitish deposit by means of an arc that is sometimes observed in the cornea

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