lagophthalmos

noun
lag·​oph·​thal·​mos
variants: or lagophthalmus \ ˌlag-​ˌäf-​ˈthal-​məs How to pronounce lagophthalmos (audio) \

Medical Definition of lagophthalmos

: pathological incomplete closure of the eyelids : inability to close the eyelids fully

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“Lagophthalmos.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/lagophthalmos. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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