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Medical Term:

ophryosis

Pronunciation: of're-o'sis

Definition: Spasmodic twitching of the upper portion of the orbicularis palpebrarum muscle causing a wrinkling of the eyebrow.

[G. ophrys, eyebrow, + -osis, condition]

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