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affected with ptosis.
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Relating to or marked by ptosis.
Synonym(s): ptosed
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Relating to or marked by ptosis.
Synonym(s): ptosed.
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(tō′sĭs) [Gr. ptosis, a dropping]
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PTOSIS: involutional ptosis, associated with the loss of elasticity of the eyelid
Dropping or drooping of an organ or part, as the upper eyelid from paralysis, or the visceral organs from weakness of the abdominal muscles. See: illustrationptotic (tŏt′ĭk), adjective; ptosed (tōst), adjective
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