lagophthalmia


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lag·oph·thal·mi·a

(lăg′ŏf-thăl′mē-ə) or lag·oph·thal·mos (-mŏs′)
n.
A condition in which it is difficult or impossible to close the eyelids completely.

lag′oph·thal′mic (lăg′ŏf-thăl′mĭk) adj.
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