entropion en·tro·pi·on (ěn-trō'pē-ŏn', -ən)
The inversion or turning inward of a part.
The infolding of the margin of an eyelid.
The base of the pterygium was then severed with the scalpel for the plastic operation on entropion.
entropion, with nebulous and vascular cornea in an old woman of seventy.
The plastic operation for entropion seems to have been one which was very frequently required.
entropion affecting the lower lid appears also as the result of extreme photophobia (intolerance to light).
In case the natural growth of the eyelashes is directed inward, an operation similar to that for entropion becomes necessary.