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Related to madarosis: leprosy
loss of eyelashes or eyebrows.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
Loss of eyelashes.
Synonym(s): madarosis (1)
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al·o·pe·cia ad·na·ta(al-ō-pē'shē-ă ad-nā'tă)
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madarosisLoss of the eyelashes or eyebrows or both.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
Loss of, either or both, the eyebrows and the eyelashes. It may occur in blepharitis, in the presence of hair follicle mites, trauma from rubbing, in alopecia, in leprosy, or as a complication of acquired syphilis.
Millodot: Dictionary of Optometry and Visual Science, 7th edition. © 2009 Butterworth-Heinemann