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/ˌeksäfˈTHalməs/ Noun 1. A bulging of the eye anteriorly out of the orbit. Exophthalmos can be either bilateral (as is often seen in Graves’ disease) or unilateral (as is often seen in an orbital tumor). Complete or partial dislocation from the orbit is also possible from trauma or swelling of surrounding tissue resulting from trauma. ( 2. An abnormal protrusion of the eyeball from its socket. ( 3. An abnormal protrusion of the eyeball in the orbit when observed from the side. Quantification can be made using an exophthalmomometer. ( Syn:...

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/ikˈstərnl/ Adjective 1. Outside of something. ( 2. Happening or arising or located outside or beyond some limits or especially surface. ( 3. Relating to or denoting a medicine or similar substance for use on the outside of the body. (Google Dictionary) Noun 1. The outward features of something. (Google Dictionary) 2. Features which are only superficial; inessentials. (Google Dictionary) Word origin: From Middle French externe or directly from Latin externus “outside, outward” (from exterus) +...

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