Definitions for acanthamoeba keratitis
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Acanthamoeba keratitis is a rare disease in which amoebae invade the cornea of the eye. It may result in permanent visual impairment or blindness.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
Infection of the cornea by an ameboid protozoan which may cause corneal ulceration leading to blindness.
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