entropion

noun en·tro·pi·on \ en-ˈtrō-pē-ˌän , -pē-ən \

Definition of entropion

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

Origin and Etymology 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


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entropion

noun en·tro·pi·on \ en-ˈtrō-pē-ˌän , -ən \

medical Definition of entropion

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

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