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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 xe·roph·thal·mia /ˌzɪrˌɑfˈθælmiə, ˌɑpˈθæl-/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 xe·roph·thal·mia /ˌzɪrˌɑfˈθælmɪə, ˌɑpˈθæl-/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Xe·roph·thal·mi·a n.  Med. An abnormal dryness of the eyeball produced usually by long-continued inflammation and subsequent atrophy of the conjunctiva.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : abnormal dryness of the conjunctiva and cornea of the eyes;
          may be due to a systemic deficiency of vitamin A [syn: xerophthalmus,
           xeroma, conjunctivitis arida]