symblepharon in which the adhesion is a cicatricial band resembling a pterygium.
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symblepharopterygium(sĭm-blĕf″ă-rō-tĕr-ĭj′ē-ŭm) [″ + ″ + pterygion, wing]
The abnormal joining of the eyelid to the eyeball.
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