Glaucoma vs Antiglaucoma - What's the difference?

glaucoma | antiglaucoma |


As a noun glaucoma

is (pathology) an eye disease or disorder that is defined as a characteristic optic neuropathy, or disease of the optic nerve, possibly, if untreated, leading to damage of the optic disc of the eye and resultant visual field loss due to lack of communication between the retina and the brain, which can lead to blindness.

As an adjective antiglaucoma is

that prevents, or alleviates glaucoma.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

glaucoma

Noun

(en noun)
  • (pathology) An eye disease or disorder that is defined as a characteristic optic neuropathy, or disease of the optic nerve, possibly, if untreated, leading to damage of the optic disc of the eye and resultant visual field loss due to lack of communication between the retina and the brain, which can lead to blindness.
  • Derived terms

    * glaucomatous

    antiglaucoma

    English

    Alternative forms

    * anti-glaucoma

    Adjective

    (-)
  • That prevents, or alleviates glaucoma