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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In pathology, union, more or less extensive, of the edges of the eyelids. Improperly spelled anchyloblepharon.


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  • The fusion of the eyelids to each other along the lid margins.

    This is normal in the newborn of some species, lasting about ten days in puppies and kittens. Delayed separation may occur.

    July 10, 2008