Definición de blepharospasm en inglés:

blepharospasm

Saltos de línea: bleph¦aro|spasm
Pronunciación: /ˈblɛf(ə)rəʊˌspaz(ə)m
 
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sustantivo

[mass noun]
Involuntary tight closure of the eyelids.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The mix-up happened when the five were being treated at Bradford Royal Infirmary for an eye condition called blepharospasm, which causes involuntary muscle contractions that cause the eyelids to close.
  • A tic commonly affecting adults is a spasmodic closure of one or both eyes, known as blepharospasm.
  • Medically, it is used by to treat spasticity and blepharospasm.

Origen

late 19th century: from Greek blepharon 'eyelid' + spasm.

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