blepharo-

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blepharo-

(word root) eyelid
Examples of words with the root blepharo-: blepharospasm
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blepharo-

or blephar-
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1. Eyelid; eyelids: blepharospasm.
2. Cilium; flagellum: blepharoplast.

[Greek, from blepharon, eyelid.]
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blepharo-

a combining form meaning “eyelid”: blepharospasm.
[< Greek blépharo(n) eyelid]
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