trichiasis(redirected from trichomatosis)
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A condition of ingrowing hairs about an orifice, especially ingrowing eyelashes.
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)
a condition in which the eyelashes grow inwardly.
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