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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Drooping of the upper eyelid caused by muscle paralysis and weakness.

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  • Did you know that "ptosis" is Latin for "period of the face?"
  • This being smize week, you can see how her ptosis might be a problem.
  • Breast droop, called ptosis, can be corrected by mastopexy. breast reduction.
  • Some children are born with a weakened muscle of the eyelid called a ptosis that results in a drooping of the eyelid. for more
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