trichiasis

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tri·chi·a·sis

 (trĭ-kī′ə-sĭs)
n.
A condition of ingrowing hairs about an orifice, especially ingrowing eyelashes.

trichiasis

(trɪˈkaɪəsɪs)
n
1. (Pathology) an abnormal position of the eyelashes that causes irritation when they rub against the eyeball
2. (Pathology) the presence of hairlike filaments in the urine
[C17: via Late Latin from Greek trikhiasis, from thrix a hair + -iasis]

tri•chi•a•sis

(trɪˈkaɪ ə sɪs)

n.
a condition in which the eyelashes grow inwardly.
[1655–65; < Late Latin < Greek trichíāsis. See tricho-, -iasis]

trichiasis

a condition in which the hair grows inward, especially the eyelashes.
See also: Hair
a condition in which the hair, especially of the eyelashes, grows inward.
See also: Eyes
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