rhytidosis

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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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