Ablepharon


Ablepharon

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Ablepharon (or ablepharia) is an absence of the eyelids.cite web |url=http://www.mercksource.com/pp/us/cns/cns_hl_dorlands_split.jsp?pg=/ppdocs/us/common/dorlands/dorland/one/000000188.htm#000000188 |title=Dorlands Medical Dictionary:ablepharia |format= |work= |accessdate=]

It gets its name from "blepharo", which refers to the eyelid, and "a", which refers to an absence.

It is a component of the Ablepharon macrostomia syndrome.

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