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[ blĕf′ə-rō-kălə-sĭs ]


Hypertrophy of the upper eyelids so that a fold of skin hangs down, often concealing the tarsal margin when the eye is open.

Nearby words

blepharism, blepharitic, blepharitis, blepharo-, blepharoadenoma, blepharochalasis, blepharoconjunctivitis, blepharokeratoconjunctivitis, blepharophimosis, blepharoplasty, blepharoplegia
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