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exophthalmos

noun ex·oph·thal·mos \ˌek-säf-ˈthal-məs, -səf-, -säp-\

Definition of exophthalmos

  1. :  abnormal protrusion of the eyeball

exophthalmic play \-mik\ adjective


Variants of exophthalmos

also exophthalmus play \ˌek-säf-ˈthal-məs, -səf-, -säp-\

Origin of exophthalmos

New Latin, from Greek exophthalmos having prominent eyes, from ex out + ophthalmos eye; akin to Greek ōps eye — more at eye


First Known Use: 1872


Medical Dictionary

exophthalmos

noun ex·oph·thal·mos

Medical Definition of exophthalmos

  1. :  abnormal protrusion of the eyeball

exophthalmic \ˌek-säf-ˈthal-mik\play adjective


Variants of exophthalmos

also exophthalmus \ˌek-säf-ˈthal-məs, -səf-\play

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