irradiation cataract

irradiation cataract

[i‚rād·ē′ā·shən ′kad·ə‚rakt]
(medicine)
A cataract that develops slowly following prolonged or intense irradiation, as by radium or roentgen rays. Also known as cyclotron cataract; radiation cataract.
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