noun. protrusion of the eyeball from the socket.
- exophthalmic goiter
- Graves' disease
Example sentences of the word exophthalmos
1. Noun, plural
With pronounced exophthalmos, the eyelids may not close completely, leaving the eyes vulnerable to drying.
2. Noun, singular or mass
If your kitten’s eyeball appears abnormally positioned, he may have strabismus, exophthalmos or enophthalmos.