rhytidosis

rhytidosis

 [rit″ĭ-do´sis]
a wrinkling, as of the cornea.

rhyt·i·do·sis

(rit'i-dō'sis),
1. Wrinkling of the face to a degree disproportionate to age.
2. Laxity and wrinkling of the cornea, an indication of approaching death.
Synonym(s): rutidosis
[G. a wrinkling, fr. rhytis, a wrinkle, + -osis, condition]

rhytidosis

/rhyt·i·do·sis/ (rit″ĭ-do´sis) a wrinkling, as of the cornea.

rhytidosis

[rit′idō′sis]
Etymology: Gk, rhytis, wrinkle, osis, condition
a wrinkling, especially of the cornea. Also spelled rhitidosis.

rhyt·i·do·sis

(rit'i-dō'sis)
1. Wrinkling of the face to a degree disproportionate to age.
2. Laxity and wrinkling of the cornea, an indication of approaching death.
Synonym(s): rutidosis.
[G. a wrinkling, fr. rhytis, a wrinkle, + -osis, condition]

rhyt·i·do·sis

(rit'i-dō'sis)
1. Facial wrinkling disproportionate to age.
2. Corneal laxity and wrinkling, an indication of approaching death.
[G. a wrinkling, fr. rhytis, a wrinkle, + -osis, condition]

rhytidosis

a wrinkling, as of the cornea.
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Other changes that contribute to the appearance of aging include periorbital hollowing, marionette lines, submalar hollowing, and periocular rhytidosis.
Excessive midline submental laxity can be problematic following rhytidectomy with platysmaplasty in patients with features of rhytidosis facialis with extreme midline submental laxity and moderate submental fat (figure 1).