tarsorrhaphy

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tarsorrhaphy tar·sor·rha·phy (tär-sôr'ə-fē)
n.
A partial or complete suture of the eyelid margins performed to shorten the palpebral fissure or to protect the cornea. Also called blepharorrhaphy.

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