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Medical Term:

ankyloblepharon filiforme adnatum

Pronunciation: ang′ki-lō-blef′ă-ron fil′i-fōrm ad-nā′tŭm

Definition: Congenital or acquired adhesion of the upper and lower eyelids by bands of tissue.

Synonym(s): blepharocoloboma

[ankylo- + G. blepharon, eyelid]

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