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snow blindness

NOUN:
A usually temporary loss of vision and inflammation of the conjunctiva and cornea, caused by exposure of the eyes to bright sunlight and ultraviolet rays reflected from snow or ice.


OTHER FORMS:
snow-blind  (snblnd) KEY  or snow-blinded  (-blndd) KEY (Adjective)


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