Definition of Proptosis

1. [n -TOSES]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Proptosis

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proprioceptors
proprionamide
proprium
proprochiral
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proproctor
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proprotein
proproteins
proprætor
proprætorship
proprætorships
props
proptoses
proptosis (current term)
propudious
propugn
propugnacle
propugnacles
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propulsion
propulsion system
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propulsiveness
propulsory

Literary usage of Proptosis

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1. Diseases of the eye by George Edmund De Schweinitz (1916)
"proptosis, exophthalmos, or protrusion of the eye, may be caused by orbital diseases and tumors, sinusitis, tenotomy and paralysis of the ocular muscles, ..."

2. Atlas of External Diseases of the Eye by Andrew Maitland Ramsay (1898)
"... and impairment of sight, the result of optic neuritis ; but in the former the proptosis occurs more rapidly, and seldom takes place directly forward, ..."

3. Diseases of the Eye: Handbook of Ophthalmic Practice for Students and by George Edmund De Schweinitz (1903)
"proptosis, or protrusion of the eye, may be caused by orbital diseases, tenotomy, paralysis of the ocular muscles, and Graves's disease; while enlargement ..."

4. The Methodical Examination of the Eye: Being Part I of a Guide to the by William Lang (1895)
"proptosis.—If the eyes appear to differ in prominence, the examiner should stand behind the patient, who is seated, then raise each upper lid with the ..."

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