A disease of the eye, in which the iris adheres to the cornea or to the capsule of the crystalline lens.
Adhesion of parts, especially adhesion of the iris to the lens and cornea. systemic poison A poison that affects the whole body.
adhesions between the iris and the lens or cornea resulting from trauma or eye surgery of as a complication of glaucoma or cataract; can lead to blindness
adhesion of the iris to cornea (anterior s), or lens (posterior s); plural is synechiae
adhesion of the iris to the lens or to the cornea
Adherence due to inflammation or scarring e.g,. : irido- crystalline synechia. ( synéchie, n.f)
In medicine, synechia refers to an adhesion, usually involving the iris (see article below) but also within the uterus as in Asherman's syndrome. ---- A synechia is an eye condition where the iris adheres to the either the cornea (i.e. anterior synechia) or lens (i.e. posterior synechia). Synechiae can be caused by ocular trauma or iritis and lead to certain types of glaucoma. It is sometimes visible on careful examination but usually more easily through an ophthalmoscope or slit-lamp.