Definition of Entropion

1. n. Same as Entropium.



Definition of Entropion

1. Noun. (pathology) An inversion (turning inward) of the margin of the eyelid ¹

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Definition of Entropion

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Medical Definition of Entropion

1. Inversion or turning inward of the border of the eyelid against the eyeball. (11 Nov 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Entropion

entrigue
entring
entrism
entrisms
entrist
entrists
entrochal
entrochite
entrochites
entroduction
entrold
entropic
entropic doom
entropically
entropies
entropion (current term)
entropionise
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entropy
entropy trapping
entropyless
entropylike
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entrustments
entrusts
entry

Literary usage of Entropion

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1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1899)
"Within a few minutes the eschar begins to contract, and when the lid is released it is usually found that the tendency to entropion has been already ..."

2. Text-book of Ophthalmology by Ernst Fuchs (1911)
"In entropion the shape of the lid border may be normal, ... However, the dividing line between trichiasis and entropion is not a sharp one, I and the evil ..."

3. The Science and art of surgery v.1 by John Eric Erichsen (1881)
"This is the commonest cause of trichiasis ; but it may resuit in entropion, or in both together. The trichiasis must be treated by excision of the ..."

4. The Retrospect of Medicine by William Braithwaite (1861)
"The entropion is confined in most cases to the lower eyelid. ... In this variety of entropion, termed spastic, the advice is usually given to practise ..."

5. A Manual of the Diagnosis and Treatment of the Diseases of the Eye by Edward Jackson (1907)
"entropion is also associated with cicatricial changes in the lids, ... To recognize the presence and extent of an entropion the eyes should be carefully ..."

6. A Text-book of the Diseases of the Small Domestic Animals by Oscar Victor Brumley (1921)
"entropion.—Definition.—An inversion of the eyelids either in part or the entire lid. entropion is usually complicated with trichiasis in which the eyelashes ..."

7. Diseases of the dog and their treatment by Georg Alfred Müller, Alexander Glass (1911)
"... tendency to entropion is hereditary. Clinical Symptoms.—As a rule, the inversion of the lid occurs more frequently in the upper than the lower eyelid, ..."

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