exophthalmos

noun ex·oph·thal·mos \ ˌek-säf-ˈthal-məs , -səf- , -säp- \
variants: or less commonly exophthalmus

Definition of exophthalmos

: abnormal protrusion of the eyeball

exophthalmic

play \ˌek-säf-ˈthal-mik, -səf-, -säp-\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of exophthalmos

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


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exophthalmos

noun ex·oph·thal·mos
variants: also exophthalmus play \ˌek-säf-ˈthal-məs, -səf-\

medical Definition of exophthalmos

: abnormal protrusion of the eyeball

exophthalmic

play \ˌek-säf-ˈthal-mik\ adjective

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