Lagophthalmos
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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  • Lagophthalmos — Infobox Disease Name = PAGENAME Caption = DiseasesDB = 32880 ICD10 = ICD10|H|02|2|h|00 ICD9 = ICD9|374.2 ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = eMedicineTopic = MeshID = Lagophthalmos is defined as the inability to close the eyelids… …   Wikipedia

  • lagophthalmos — lag·oph·thal·mos or lag·oph·thal·mus .lag .äf thal məs n pathological incomplete closure of the eyelids: inability to close the eyelids fully * * * n. any condition in which the eye does not close completely. It may lead to corneal damage from… …   Medical dictionary

  • lagophthalmos — lag·oph·thal·mos …   English syllables

  • lagophthalmos — n. any condition in which the eye does not close completely. It may lead to corneal damage from undue exposure …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • lagophthalmos — noun abnormal condition in which an eye cannot close completely • Hypernyms: ↑abnormality, ↑abnormalcy …   Useful english dictionary

  • lagophthalmos, lagophthalmia — A condition in which a complete closure of the eyelids over the eyeball is difficult or impossible. [G. lagos, hare + ophthalmos, eye] …   Medical dictionary

  • Nocturnal lagophthalmos — is the inability to close the eyelids during sleep.[1] It may reduce the quality of sleep, cause exposure related symptoms, or, if severe, cause corneal damage (exposure keratopathy). The degree of lagophthalmos can be minor (obscure… …   Wikipedia

  • Лагофтальм (Lagophthalmos) — состояние, при котором человек не может полностью закрыть глаза. В результате из за чрезмерного освещения глаз это может привести к повреждению роговицы. Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

  • ЛАГОФТАЛЬМ — (lagophthalmos) состояние, при котором человек не может полностью закрыть глаза. В результате из за чрезмерного освещения глаз это может привести к повреждению роговицы …   Толковый словарь по медицине

  • Conjunctivitis — Pinkeye redirects here. For the South Park episode, see Pinkeye (South Park). For the 2008 film, see Pink Eye (film). Conjunctivitis Classification and external resources File:Joy pink eye cropped.JPG An eye with viral conjunctivitis. ICD 10 H …   Wikipedia

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