ablepharia


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Related to ablepharia: Cryptophthalmos, microblepharon

ablepharia

 [a″blĕ-far´e-ah]
congenital absence, partial or complete, of the eyelids. adj., adj ableph´arous.
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a·bleph·ar·i·a

(ā-blef-ar'ē-ă),
Congenital absence of the eyelids.
See also: cryptophthalmos, microblepharon.
[G. a- priv. + blepharon, eyelid]
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a·bleph·ar·i·a

(ā-blef-ar'ē-ă)
Congenital absence of the eyelids.
[G. a- priv. + blepharon, eyelid]
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ablepharia

A rare term for a rare condition-the absence of the eyelids. From Greek, a , not and blepharon , an eyelid.
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