blepharitis ciliaris

marginal blepharitis, blepharitis marginalis a chronic inflammation of the hair follicles and sebaceous gland openings of the margins of the eyelids; called also lippa and lippitude.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • tylosis ciliaris — thickening of the eyelids due to long term ulcerative blepharitis …   Medical dictionary

  • blefaritis ciliar — Eng. Blepharitis ciliaris Blefaritis que también afecta a las glándulas sebáceas y los folículos pilosos del párpado. Blefaritis marginal …   Diccionario de oftalmología

  • lippa — lip·pa (lipґə) blepharitis ciliaris …   Medical dictionary

  • lippitude — lip·pi·tude (lipґĭ t d) [L. lippitudo; lippus bleareyed] blepharitis ciliaris …   Medical dictionary

  • MEDICINE — From the beginning of their history until modern times Jews have exercised a tremendous influence on the development of medical science. They have always been solicitous in their care for the sick and held the medical profession in great esteem.… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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