lagophthalmos


lagophthalmos
lag·oph·thal·mos or lag·oph·thal·mus .lag-.äf-'thal-məs n pathological incomplete closure of the eyelids: inability to close the eyelids fully

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n.
any condition in which the eye does not close completely. It may lead to corneal damage from undue exposure.

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lag·oph·thal·mos (lag″of-thalґməs) [Gr. lagōs hare + ophthalmos eye] a condition in which the eye cannot be completely closed.

Lagophthalmos.


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  • lagophthalmos — lag·oph·thal·mos …   English syllables

  • lagophthalmos — n. any condition in which the eye does not close completely. It may lead to corneal damage from undue exposure …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • lagophthalmos — noun abnormal condition in which an eye cannot close completely • Hypernyms: ↑abnormality, ↑abnormalcy …   Useful english dictionary

  • lagophthalmos, lagophthalmia — A condition in which a complete closure of the eyelids over the eyeball is difficult or impossible. [G. lagos, hare + ophthalmos, eye] …   Medical dictionary

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