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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

pto•sisˈtoʊ sɪs; -siz(n.)(pl.)-ses

  1. prolapse or drooping of an organ or part, esp. a drooping of the upper eyelid.

    Category: Pathology

Origin of ptosis:

1735–45; < NL < Gk ptṓsis a falling

pto•ticˈtoʊ tɪk(adj.)


  1. ptotic(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to ptosis.

    Levator disinsertion leads to a ptotic eyelid.


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