blepharospasm


bleph·a·ro·spasm

noun \-ˌspa-zəm\

Definition of BLEPHAROSPASM

:  spasmodic winking of the eyelids due to contraction of the muscle encircling the orbit

First Known Use of BLEPHAROSPASM

1872

bleph·a·ro·spasm

noun \ˈblef-ə-rō-ˌspaz-əm, -rə-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of BLEPHAROSPASM

: spasmodic winking from involuntary contraction of the orbicularis oculi muscle of the eyelids

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