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

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