trichiasis

noun
tri·chi·a·sis | \tri-ˈkī-ə-səs \

Definition of trichiasis 

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

First Known Use of trichiasis

1661, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for trichiasis

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

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trichiasis

noun
tri·chi·a·sis | \trik-ˈī-ə-səs \

Medical Definition of trichiasis 

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

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