- drooping of the upper eyelid caused by muscle paralysis and weakness
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the drooping of the upper eyelid
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Drooping upper eyelid
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drooping of the upper eyelid over the eye. It can be congenital in nature but is also seen in other conditions such as myasthenia gravis and a IIIrd nerve palsy
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drooping or sagging, commonly referring to eyebrows, eyelids, and breasts
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The prolapse or dropping of an organ.
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Ptosis: Downward displacement. Ptosis of the eyelids is drooping of the eyelids.
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Drooping of the upper eyelid for any one of a number of causes. May be a result of damage to the third cranial nerve, to myasthenia gravis, to Horner&`s syndrome or simply be an isolated congenital feature.
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[ New Latin , from Greek ... a falling.] (Medicine)
Drooping of the upper eyelid, produced by paralysis of its levator muscle.
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1. <anatomy> The prolapse of an organ or part. ... 2. <clinical sign> The drooping of the upper eyelid from paralysis of the third nerve or from loss of sympathetic innervation. ... Origin: Gr. Ptosis = fall ... (06 Oct 1997) ...
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drooping of the upper eyelid caused by muscle paralysis and weakness
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(to´sis) prolapse (def. 1). paralytic drooping of the upper eyelid; called also blepharoptosis. adj., ptot´ic., adj.
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• (n.) Drooping of the upper eyelid, produced by paralysis of its levator muscle.
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drooping of the upper eyelid. The condition may be congenital or acquired and can cause significant obscuration of vision. In congenital ptosis the ... [1 related articles]
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(Gr. ptosis fall) 1. prolapse of an organ or part. 2. drooping of the upper eyelid from paralysis of the third nerve or from sympathetic innervation.
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ptosis (s), ptoses (pl) 1. An abnormal lowering or drooping of an organ or a part; especially, a drooping of the upper eyelid caused by muscle weakness or paralysis. 2. An abnormal downward displacement of the upper lid, as may result from paralysis of the third cranial nerve, sympathetic denervation, or injury; also called, lid drop.
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Type: Term Pronunciation: tō′sis, tō′sēz Definitions: 1. A sinking down or prolapse of an organ. Synonyms: blepharoptosis
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Greek = fall; hence, drooping of an eyelid, or descent of an internal organ.
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Drooping of the upper eyelid.
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Ptosis (from the Greek word πτῶσις `falling`, `a fall`) refers to droopiness of a body part. Specifically, it can refer to: ...
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drooping of the eyelid
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(TOH-sis) Drooping of upper eyelid May be congenital or caused by paralysis or weakness of the 3rd cranial nerve or sympathetic nerves, or by excessive weight of the upper lids
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Abnormal downward displacement of a body part. e.g., drooping of upper eyelid.
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drooping of the upper eyelid
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