1. SYN: milphosis. 2. SYN: alopecia adnata. [G. a falling off of the eyelashes, fr. madao, to fall off (of hair)]

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mad·a·ro·sis .mad-ə-'rō-səs n, pl -ro·ses -.sēz loss of the eyelashes or of the hair of the eyebrows
mad·a·rot·ic -'rät-ik adj

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1. a congenital deficiency of the eyelashes and eyebrows, which are sometimes absent altogether.
2. a deficiency of the eyelashes alone, caused by chronic blepharitis.

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mad·a·ro·sis (mad″ə-roґsis) [Gr. madaros bald] loss of the eyelashes or eyebrows or both.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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