* * *bleph·a·ro·spasm 'blef-ə-rō-.spaz-əm, -rə- n spasmodic winking from involuntary contraction of the orbicularis oculi muscle of the eyelids
* * *n.involuntary tight contraction of the eyelids, either in response to painful conditions of the eye or as a form of dystonia.
* * *bleph·a·ro·spasm (blefґə-ro-spaz″əm) [blepharo- + spasm] tonic spasm of the orbicularis oculi muscle, producing more or less complete closure of the eyelids.
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Blepharospasm — Infobox Disease Name = PAGENAME Caption = Left orbicularis oculi, seen from behind. DiseasesDB = 15748 ICD10 = ICD10|G|24|5|g|20 ICD9 = ICD9|333.81 ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = oph eMedicineTopic = 202 MeshID = D001764 A… … Wikipedia
blepharospasm — noun Date: 1872 spasmodic winking of the eyelids due to contraction of the muscle encircling the orbit … New Collegiate Dictionary
blepharospasm — /blef euhr euh spaz euhm/, n. Pathol. spasmodic winking. [1870 75; BLEPHARO + SPASM] * * * … Universalium
blepharospasm — noun /ˈblɛfərəʊˌspæzəm/ a physiological condition characterized by recurring involuntary twitches or closing of the eyelids … Wiktionary
blepharospasm — n. constant involuntary winking (Medicine) … English contemporary dictionary
blepharospasm — [ blɛf(ə)rəʊˌspaz(ə)m] noun involuntary tight closure of the eyelids. Origin C19: from Gk blepharon eyelid + spasm … English new terms dictionary
blepharospasm — bleph·a·ro·spasm … English syllables
blepharospasm — n. involuntary tight contraction of the eyelids, either in response to painful conditions of the eye or as a form of dystonia … The new mediacal dictionary
blepharospasm — A form of constant winking … Grandiloquent dictionary
blepharospasm — noun spasm of the eyelid muscle resulting in closure of the eye • Hypernyms: ↑spasm, ↑cramp, ↑muscle spasm … Useful english dictionary