Lagophthalmia : Definition


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Definitions of Lagophthalmia

Pronunciation : Lag`oph*thal"mi*a, Lag`oph*thal"mos
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [NL. lagophtalmia, fr. Gr. lagw`s hare + 'ofqalmo`s eye; -- so called from the notion that a hare sleeps with his eyes open.] (Med.)
Definition : Defn: A morbid condition in which the eye stands wide open, giving a peculiar staring appearance.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913


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