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noun 
  1. A condition due to a deficiency of vitamin A in which the conjunctiva and cornea become dry. The condition starts with conjunctival xerosis and night blindness and progresses to corneal xerosis and, later, a severe condition called keratomalacia.
Etymology: xer- ophth-


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