trichiasis


tri·chi·a·sis

noun \tri-ˈkī-ə-səs\

Definition of TRICHIASIS

:  a turning inward of the eyelashes often causing irritation of the eyeball

Origin of TRICHIASIS

Late Latin, from Greek, from trich- + -iasis
First Known Use: 1661

Rhymes with TRICHIASIS

tri·chi·a·sis

noun \trik-ˈī-ə-səs\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of TRICHIASIS

: a turning inward of the eyelashes often causing irritation of the eyeball

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