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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: ep'i-tar'sus

Definition: A fold of conjunctiva arising on the tarsal surface of the lid and losing itself in the skin close to the medial angle of the eye.

[epi- + G. tarsos, flat mat, edge of eyelid]

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