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Etymology: L, pulsare, to beat; Gk, ex + ophthalmos, eye
an eye disorder characterized by a bulging, pulsating eyeball, caused by an arteriovenous aneurysm involving the internal carotid artery and the cavernous sinus of the orbit.
Exophthalmos accompanied by pulsation and bruit due to an aneurysm behind the eye.
See also: exophthalmos
abnormal protrusion of the eye.
seen in brachycephalic breeds with shallow orbits; see also euryblepharon.
exophthalmos with strabismus is inherited in cattle.
inability to move the eye because of exophthalmos.
due to an arteriovenous fistula of the orbit.