pterygium colli


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pterygium

 [tĕ-rij´e-um]
a winglike structure, especially an abnormal triangular fold of membrane in the interpalpebral fissure, extending from the conjunctiva to the cornea.
Pterygium. From Stein et al., 2000.
pterygium col´li webbed neck.

pte·ryg·i·um col·'li

a congenital, usually bilateral, web or tight band of skin of the neck extending from the acromion to the mastoid process seen in Turner syndrome and Noonan syndrome.

pterygium colli

pte·ryg·i·um col·li

(tĕr-ijē-ŭm kolī)
Congenital, usually bilateral, web or tight band of skin of the neck extending from acromion to mastoid process.