Exophthalmic ophthalmoplegia



exophthalmic ophthalmoplegia n.
Ophthalmoplegia with protrusion of the eyeballs due to orbital edema and contracture of the ocular muscles, incidental to thyroid disorders.

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  • Exophthalmos

    [ek-sof-thal-muh s, -mos] /ˌɛk sɒfˈθæl məs, -mɒs/ noun, Pathology. 1. protrusion of the eyeball from the orbit, caused by disease, especially hyperthyroidism, or injury. /ˌɛksɒfˈθælmɒs/ noun 1. abnormal protrusion of the eyeball, as caused by hyperthyroidism Also called proptosis, ocular proptosis exophthalmos ex·oph·thal·mos (ěk’səf-thāl’məs) n. Abnormal protrusion of the eyeball.

  • Exophthalmoses

    [ek-sof-thal-muh s, -mos] /ˌɛk sɒfˈθæl məs, -mɒs/ noun, Pathology. 1. protrusion of the eyeball from the orbit, caused by disease, especially hyperthyroidism, or injury. /ˌɛksɒfˈθælmɒs/ noun 1. abnormal protrusion of the eyeball, as caused by hyperthyroidism Also called proptosis, ocular proptosis exophthalmos ex·oph·thal·mos (ěk’səf-thāl’məs) n. Abnormal protrusion of the eyeball.



  • Exophytic

    exophytic ex·o·phyt·ic (ěk’sə-fĭt’ĭk) adj. Growing outward. Used of a tumor or an oral lesion.

  • Exoplasm

    /ˈɛksəʊˌplæzəm/ noun 1. another name for ectoplasm



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