lagophthalmia

[ lăg′ŏf-thălmē-ə ]

n.

A condition in which it is difficult or impossible to close the eyelids completely.

Nearby words

  1. licorice,
  2. licorice stick,
  3. lictor,
  4. lictorian,
  5. lid,
  6. lidded,
  7. liddel hart,
  8. liddell hart,
  9. liddell hart, sir basil henry,
  10. lidia

Related formslag′oph•thalmic (lăg′ŏf-thălmĭk) adj.


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