pterygium colli


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pterygium

 [tĕ-rij´e-um]
a winglike structure, especially an abnormal triangular fold of membrane in the interpalpebral fissure, extending from the conjunctiva to the cornea.
Pterygium. From Stein et al., 2000.
pterygium col´li webbed neck.

pte·ryg·i·um col·'li

a congenital, usually bilateral, web or tight band of skin of the neck extending from the acromion to the mastoid process seen in Turner syndrome and Noonan syndrome.

pte·ryg·i·um col·li

(tĕr-ijē-ŭm kolī)
Congenital, usually bilateral, web or tight band of skin of the neck extending from acromion to mastoid process.