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Definition of Distichiasis

Distichiasis: Double rows of eyelashes. The extra eyelashes grow from the Meibomian glands and may protrude into the cornea, producing severe corneal abrasions.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 9/20/2012

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