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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

ex·oph·thal·mic play \-mik\ adjective


Variants of exophthalmos

also ex·oph·thal·mus 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


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exophthalmos

noun ex·oph·thal·mos

Medical Definition of exophthalmos

  1. :  abnormal protrusion of the eyeball

  2. ex·oph·thal·mic \ˌek-säf-ˈthal-mik\play adjective



Variants of exophthalmos

also ex·oph·thal·mus \ˌek-säf-ˈthal-məs, -səf-\play

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