(New Latin), from (Greek) Encaustic.
(Medicine) An ulcer in the eye, upon the cornea, which causes the loss of the humors. Dunglison.
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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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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