Definition of madarosis in English:

madarosis

Syllabification: mad·a·ro·sis
Pronunciation: /ˌmadəˈrōsis
 
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noun

Medicine
  • Absence or loss of the eyelashes (and sometimes the eyebrows), either as a congenital condition or as a result of an infection.
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    • Fig.2 The anterior lid margins show erythema and moderate madarosis of the lower lashes.
    • Treatments are available for madarosis but are generally initiated by an ophthalmologist or dermatologist
    • Important complications observed were loss of eyebrows, madarosis and lagophthalmos: corneal involvement due to lagophthalmos were mainly present in lepromatous leprosy.

Origin

late 17th century: modern Latin, from Greek, 'baldness', from madaros 'bald'.

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