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lagophthalmos


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lagophthalmia  \Lag`oph*thal"mi*a\,  Lagophthalmos 
  \Lag`oph*thal"mos\,  n.  [NL.  lagophtalmia,  fr  Gr  lagw`s  hare  + 
  'ofqalmo`s  eye;  --  so  called  from  the  notion  that  a  hare 
  sleeps  with  his  eyes  open.]  (Med.) 
  A  morbid  condition  in  which  the  eye  stands  wide  open  giving 
  a  peculiar  staring  appearance. 




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