Definition of Tylosis

1. n. An intrusion of one vegetable cell into the cavity of another, sometimes forming there an irregular mass of cells.



Definition of Tylosis

1. Noun. a thickening of the skin, especially of the eyelids ¹

2. Noun. a balloonlike growth in a plant cavity; a tylose ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tylosis

1. an ingrowth [n TYLOSES] - See also: ingrowth

Medical Definition of Tylosis

1. Origin: NL, fr. Gr. A lump, knot. An intrusion of one vegetable cell into the cavity of another, sometimes forming there an irregular mass of cells. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tylosis

tylectomy
tylenchida
tylers
tylion
tyloma
tyloma conjunctivae
tylopod
tylopoda
tylopods
tylose
tyloses
tylosin
tylosin reductase
tylosins
tylosis (current term)
tylosis ciliaris
tylosis linguae
tylote
tylotes
tylotic
tyloxapol
tymazoline
tymbal
tymbales
tymbals
tyme
tymes
tymovirus

Literary usage of Tylosis

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1. A Practical treatise on the diseases of the eye by William Mackenzie, Thomas Wharton Jones (1855)
"tylosis, OR CALLOSITY OF THE EYELIDS. There are several varieties of thickening and induration of the eyelids, which merit attention. ..."

2. On Diseases of the Skin by Erasmus Wilson (1857)
"tylosis. Syn. Corns. Callosities. A corn is an increased degree of thickness ... tylosis. Callosity. Investigating the manner of development and growth of a ..."

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