lagophthalmia definition

  • noun:
    • A morbid symptom in which the eye stands wide-open, providing a peculiar staring look.
    • A morbid symptom in that the eye appears spacious, giving a peculiar staring look.
    • incapacity to shut the attention, caused by paralysis, spasm, or neighborhood injury: so named from supposition that in its normal problem the attention of hare when asleep is affected with these types of incapacity. Additionally lagophthalmus.

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