lagophthalmia lag·oph·thal·mi·a (lāg’ŏf-thāl’mē-ə) or lag·oph·thal·mos (-mŏs’)
A condition in which it is difficult or impossible to close the eyelids completely.
lag’oph·thal’mic (lāg’ŏf-thāl’mĭk) adj.
- Lagophthalmic keratitis
lagophthalmic keratitis n. Inflammation and irritation of the cornea caused by an inability to close the eyelids. Also called exposure keratitis.
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