epiblepharon

[ĕp′ə-blĕfə-rŏn′]

n.

A congenital horizontal fold of skin near the margin of the upper or lower eyelid caused by the abnormal insertion of muscle fibers.

Nearby words

  1. epibenthos,
  2. epibiosis,
  3. epibiotic,
  4. epiblast,
  5. epiblem,
  6. epibolic,
  7. epiboly,
  8. epibulbar,
  9. epic,
  10. epic fail


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