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Definition of Cataract, primary

Cataract, primary: A cataract that develops independently of other diseases. A primary cataract is in contrast to a secondary cataract, one that is secondary to another disease.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 6/14/2012

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