cryptophthalmus

cryptophthalmos

 [krip″tof-thal´mos]
congenital absence of the palpebral fissure, the skin extending from the forehead to the cheek, with the eyeball malformed or rudimentary. Called also cryptophthalmia and cryptophthalmus.
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cryptophthalmus

(krĭp″tŏf-thăl′mŭs) [″ + ophthalmos, eye]
Complete congenital adhesion of the eyelid to the globe of the eye.
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