symblepharon

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symblepharon

 [sim-blef´ah-ron]
adhesion of an eyelid(s) to the eyeball.

sym·bleph·a·ron

(sim-blef'ă-ron),
Adhesion of one or both eyelids to the eyeball, partial or complete, resulting from burns or other trauma but rarely congenital.
Synonym(s): atretoblepharia
[sym- + G. blepharon, eyelid]

symblepharon

/sym·bleph·a·ron/ (sim-blef´ah-ron) adhesion of the eyelid(s) to the eyeball.

symblepharon

adhesion of the eyelid to the cornea. Also called corneoblepharon.

sym·bleph·a·ron

(sim-blef'ă-ron)
Adhesion of one or both eyelids to the eyeball, partial or complete, resulting from burns, trauma, or cicatricial pemphigoid.
See also: blepharosynechia
[sym- + G. blepharon, eyelid]

symblepharon

Adhesion of the layer of CONJUNCTIVA lining the eyelids to the layer lining the eyeball. This results from loss of the ‘non-stick’ epithelial surface layers.

symblepharon 

Adhesion, partial or complete, of the palpebral conjunctiva of the eyelid to the bulbar conjunctiva of the eyeball. It results from disease (e.g. erythema multiforme) or trauma, but is rarely congenital. See Stevens-Johnson syndrome.

symblepharon

adhesion of an eyelid(s) to the eyeball.