cryptophthalmus


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cryptophthalmos

 [krip″tof-thal´mos]
congenital absence of the palpebral fissure, the skin extending from the forehead to the cheek, with the eyeball malformed or rudimentary. Called also cryptophthalmia and cryptophthalmus.

cryptophthalmus

/cryp·toph·thal·mus/ (-mus) cryptophthalmos.

cryptophthalmus

(krĭp″tŏf-thăl′mŭs) [″ + ophthalmos, eye]
Complete congenital adhesion of the eyelid to the globe of the eye.

cryptophthalmia, cryptophthalmus

congenital absence of the palpebral fissure, the skin extending from the forehead to the cheek, and the eye malformed or rudimentary.