Exophthalmia

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Exophthalmia (Med) The protrusion of the eyeball so that the eyelids will not cover it, in consequence of disease.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n exophthalmia In pathology, a protrusion of the eyeball, caused by disease. Also exophthalmy.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Nl.,fr. Gr. with prominent eyes; out + the eye

Usage

In literature:

Exophthalmia in animals born of parents in which an injury to the restiform body had produced that protrusion of the eyeball.
"Essays on Life, Art and Science" by Samuel Butler
Exophthalmia in animals born of parents in which an injury to the restiform body had produced that protrusion of the eyeball.
"The Humour of Homer and Other Essays" by Samuel Butler
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