(Greek > Latin: a suffix; used in medicine to denote a state or condition of)
Starting with an intermittent, painless angioneurotic edema and redness, repeated attacks result in loss of skin elasticity, subcutaneous atrophy, and capillary proliferation.
2. Inability to close the eyelids completely.
2. A disease of the eye, in which the eyelashes, being turned in upon the eyeball, produce constant irritation by the motion of the lids.
The acquired type usually follows an inflammatory condition that produces distortion of sight.3. Hair growing in toward an orifice or against the eyeball.
4. The presence of minute hairlike filaments in the urine.