Definitions for proptosisprɒpˈtoʊ sɪs

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prop•to•sisprɒpˈtoʊ sɪs(n.)

  1. the forward displacement of an organ.

    Category: Pathology

  2. Category: Pathology

    Ref: exophthalmos.

Origin of proptosis:

1670–80; < NL < Gk próptōsis a fall forward. See pro -2, ptosis


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