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congenital absence, partial or complete, of the eyelids. adj., adj ableph´arous.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.


Congenital absence, complete or partial, of the eyelids. Syn. ablepharon.
Millodot: Dictionary of Optometry and Visual Science, 7th edition. © 2009 Butterworth-Heinemann