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Medical Term:

pseudoptosis

Pronunciation: su'dop-to'sis

Definition: A condition resembling an inability to elevate the eyelid, due to blepharophimosis, blepharochalasis, or some other affliction.

Synonym(s): false blepharoptosis

[pseudo- + G. ptosis, a falling]

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