Definition of Blepharism

1. Noun. Condition in which a person blinks continuously.

Generic synonyms: Twitch, Twitching, Vellication



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Blepharism

blennostasis
blennostatic
blennuria
blenny
blent
bleomycin hydrolase
bleomycin sulfate
blephar-
blepharadenitis
blepharal
blepharectomy
blepharedema
blepharicerid
blepharicerids
blepharism (current term)
blepharitis
blepharitis acarica
blepharitis angularis
blepharitis marginalis
blepharitis oleosa
blepharitis parasitica
blepharitis phthiriatica
blepharitis rosacea
blepharitis squamosa
blepharitis ulcerosa
blepharo-
blepharoadenitis
blepharoadenoma
blepharochalasis

Literary usage of Blepharism

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1. Oculo-refractive Cyclopedia and Dictionary by Thomas George Atkinson (1921)
"blepharism. A tendency to winking. May be the result of eye- strain, due to errors of refraction. Blepharitis. Inflammation of the eyelids. ..."

2. A Pocket medical dictionary: Giving the Pronunciation and Definition of the ...by George Milbry Gould by George Milbry Gould (1920)
"blepharism, ble/'-ar-izm. Spasm of the eyelid. Blepharitis, blef-ar-i'-tis. Inflammation of the edges of the eye lids. B. cilia'ris or margina'lis, ..."

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