Meaning of “glaucoma” in the English Dictionary

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"glaucoma" in British English

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glaucomanoun [ U ]

uk /ɡlaʊˈkəʊ.mə/ us /ɡlaʊˈkoʊ.mə/

a disease of the eye that can cause a person to gradually lose their sight

(Definition of “glaucoma” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"glaucoma" in American English

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glaucomanoun [ U ]

us /ɡlɑʊˈko·mə, ɡlɔ-/

a disease in which pressure builds up inside the eye

(Definition of “glaucoma” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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