(New Latin), from (Greek) Encaustic.
(Medicine) An ulcer in the eye, upon the cornea, which causes the loss of the humors. Dunglison.
See a mistake? Help us improve the quality of the definitions. It's fast and easy - simply click the edit icons and follow the prompts. Thank you for your help!
From Ancient Greek mark caused by burning. See encaustic.
encauma (medicine, archaic) An ulcer in the eye, upon the cornea. (Can we find and add a quotation of Dunglison to this entry?) Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
Visitors are welcome to help us expand the meaning of encauma. Fill in the form below to add your definition, example or comment.
Prove you are not a machineEnter the code
Other words similar to encauma can be found below:
Thank you for visiting international-dictionary.com, a free online dictionary with over 200,000 definitions of words and phrases. You are visitor 123 on this page. Please help us expand the meaning of encauma by providing an alternate definition or example above. Please add comments to help us improve the site. There are 7 Categories for this word. This is word 77906 in our dictionary.