exophthalmos [ek-sof-thal-muh s, -mos] EXAMPLES|WORD ORIGIN noun Pathology. protrusion of the eyeball from the orbit, caused by disease, especially hyperthyroidism, or injury.
Also ex·oph·thal·mus [ek-sof-thal-muh s] /ˌɛk sɒfˈθæl məs/, ex·oph·thal·mi·a [ek-sof-thal-mee-uh] /ˌɛk sɒfˈθæl mi ə/. Origin of exophthalmos 1870–75; New Latin Greek exóphthalmos with prominent eyes, equivalent to ex-+ ophthalmós eye; see Related formsex·oph·thal·mic, adjective Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 Examples from the Web for exophthalmic Historical Examples of exophthalmic
I know an exophthalmic goiter woman who brought up four children, and very good, healthy children they are.
William J. Robinson
Similarly, it presents at times as one of the accompaniments of exophthalmic goitre.
One of my patients, a young girl, had several years before been operated on for exophthalmic goiter.
Josephine A. Jackson and Helen M. Salisbury
The children, if not affected by exophthalmic goiter, are liable to be very neurotic.
William J. Robinson
The condition is found especially in advanced cases of exophthalmic goitre.
British Dictionary definitions for exophthalmic exophthalmos exophthalmus (ˌɛksɒfˈθælməs) or exophthalmia (ˌɛksɒfˈθælmɪə) noun abnormal protrusion of the eyeball, as caused by hyperthyroidismAlso called: proptosis, ocular proptosis Derived Formsexophthalmic, adjectiveWord Origin for exophthalmos C19: via New Latin from Greek, from ex- 1 + ophthalmos eye Collins English Dictionary – Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012 exophthalmic in Medicine exophthalmic [ĕk′səf-thăl′mĭk] adj. Of or relating to exophthalmos. Marked by prominence of the eyeball. exophthalmos [ĕk′səf-thăl′məs] n. Abnormal protrusion of the eyeball. The American Heritage® Stedman’s Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.