Definitions for exophthalmic

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ex•oph•thal•mosˌɛk sɒfˈθæl məs(n.)

or ex•oph•thal•mus ; also ex`oph•thal′mi•a

  1. protrusion of the eyeball from the orbit, caused by disease or injury.

    Category: Pathology

Origin of exophthalmos:

1870–75; < NL < Gk exóphthalmos with prominent eyes =ex-ex -3+ophthalmós eye

ex`oph•thal′mic(adj.)

Wiktionary

  1. exophthalmic(Adjective)

    of, or relating to exophthalmos

  2. exophthalmic(Adjective)

    having prominent eyeballs

Webster Dictionary

  1. Exophthalmic(adj)

    of or pertaining to, or characterized by, exophthalmia

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