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an abundant, usually overwhelming flow or fall, as of a river or rain

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an eye disease that involves the clouding or opacification of the natural lens of the eye

a large waterfall

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Lou, "Loss of thiol repair systems in human cataractous lenses," Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, vol.
Authors report that hypocalcemia associated with end-stage renal disease and hemodialysis has been linked with cataractous changes.
In the cataractous lens local refractive changes cause increase in HO aberration.
The noncataractous animals were eliminated, and the cataractous animals were randomly divided into the following 5 groups (n = 16): B (cataractous rats treated with 50 [micro]L of eye drops vehicle solution), C (cataractous rats treated with 50 [micro]L of 0.5 ATU/[micro]L rHV3 eye drops), D (cataractous rats treated with 50 [micro]L of 1ATU/[micro]L rHV3 eye drops), E (cataractous rats treated with 50 [micro]L of 2ATU/[micro]L rHV3 eye drops), and F (cataractous rats treated with 50 [micro]L of 0.053 [micro]g/pL pirenoxine sodium eye drops as the manufacturer suggested).
(16-18,20) It is seen in association with 1 or more dilated episcleral blood vessels, an epibulbar pigmented lesion if there is transscleral extension of the tumor, a cataractous lens, and/or lens subluxation due to impingement on the lens by the tumor, or secondary glaucoma due to infiltration of the trabecular meshwork in the angle of the eye.
The study was carried out on 127 patients with cataractous lens to isolate and characterize cartico capsular adhesion (CCA) molecules present in human senile cataractous lens and select a pharmacological base that can dissolve CCA in vivo and in vitro.
It has also been demonstrated that consumption of GSE decreases the incidence of cataracts in the eyes of hereditary cataractous (ICR/f) rats (Yamakoshi et al.
Identification and quantification of leucine aminopeptidase in aged normal and cataractous human lenses and ability of bovine lens LAP to cleave bovine crystallins.
Specifically, we simulated cataractous vision, an impairment that has been shown to cause detriment in performance on everyday tasks such as driving.
Further research is needed to determine whether EGCG can reduce oxidative stress to the human lens, thus delaying some cataractous changes that are due to environmental photo-oxidants.
All had cataractous lenses either removed surgically or absorbed spontaneously.
Five residents had VA 6/60 or worse in the cataractous eye which could be improved to 6/18 or better with refraction.