proptosis

noun prop·to·sis \ präp-ˈtō-səs , prō-ˈtō- \

Definition of proptosis

:forward projection or displacement especially of the eyeball

Origin and Etymology of proptosis

New Latin, from Late Latin, falling forward, from Greek proptōsis, from propiptein to fall forward, from pro- forward + piptein to fall — more at pro-, feather


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proptosis

noun pro·pto·sis \ (ˈ)prō-ˈtō-səs , präp-ˈtō- \

medical Definition of proptosis

plural proptoses play \-ˌsēz\
:forward projection or displacement especially of the eyeball

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