trichiasis

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noun tri·chi·a·sis \tri-ˈkī-ə-səs\

Definition of trichiasis

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

Origin and Etymology of trichiasis

Late Latin, from Greek, from trich- + -iasis


First Known Use: 1661


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trichiasis

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noun tri·chi·a·sis \trik-ˈī-ə-səs\

Medical Definition of trichiasis

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

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