entropion


en·tro·pi·on

noun \en-ˈtrō-pē-ˌän, -pē-ən\

Definition of ENTROPION

:  the inversion or turning inward of the border of the eyelid against the eyeball

Origin of ENTROPION

New Latin, from en- 2en- + ectropion turning out of the eyelid, from Greek ektropion, from ektrepein to turn out, from ex- out + trepein to turn
First Known Use: circa 1860

en·tro·pi·on

noun \en-ˈtrō-pē-ˌän, -ən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ENTROPION

: the inversion or turning inward of the border of the eyelid against the eyeball

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