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Definition of "ophthalmoplegia" []

  • A complete paralysis of the extraocular muscles which are responsible for eye movements. (noun)

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Use "ophthalmoplegia" in a sentence
  • "Visual loss and ophthalmoplegia after shoulder surgery."
  • "Salavaggione E, Milbrandt J, Pestronk A (2007) Familial parkinsonism and ophthalmoplegia from a mutation in the mitochondrial DNA helicase twinkle."
  • "The EBV neuropathies present with ophthalmoplegia, lumbosacral plexopathy, and sensory or autonomic neuropathy."