- The inversion or turning inward of a part.
- The infolding of the margin of an eyelid.
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Examples from the Web for entropion
Entropion, with nebulous and vascular cornea in an old woman of seventy.At the Court of the Amr
John Alfred Gray
Entropion affecting the lower lid appears also as the result of extreme photophobia (intolerance to light).The New Gresham Encyclopedia
The base of the pterygium was then severed with the scalpel for the plastic operation on entropion.
The plastic operation for entropion seems to have been one which was very frequently required.
In case the natural growth of the eyelashes is directed inward, an operation similar to that for entropion becomes necessary.Special Report on Diseases of Cattle
U.S. Department of Agriculture