moon blindness definition

  • noun:
    • Recurrent irritation of a horse's eyes, often resulting in eventual loss of sight. Also called mooneye.
    • A chronic equine inflammatory eye illness.
    • The optic condition night blindess: paid down eyesight in faint light.
    • Hemeralopia.
    • identical to moon-blink.
    • An eye-disease regarding the horse, scientifically called regular ophthalmia, the cause of which can be not known. One assault is used at regular intervals by other people which finally produce complete blindness in one single or both eyes.
    • recurrent attention swelling in horses; often leading to loss of sight
    • failure to see demonstrably in dim light; because of a deficiency of vitamin A or to a retinal disorder

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