movable tissue, consisting primarily of skin and muscle, that shields and protects the eyeball from mechanical injury and helps to provide the moist ... [8 related articles]
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eyelid 1. One of two movable protective folds that cover the anterior surface of the eyeball when it is closed. 2. One of two movable folds that cover the front of the eyeball when closed; formed with a fibrous core (tarsal plate) and the palpebral portions of the orbicularis oculi muscle covered w...
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An eyelid is a thin fold of skin that covers and protects the eye. With the exception of the prepuce and the labia minora, it has the thinnest skin of the whole body. The levator palpebrae superioris muscle retracts the eyelid to "open" the eye. This can be either voluntarily or involuntarily. The ...
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a fold of skin which covers the eyeball
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The eyelids are two folds of skin that shield the eyeball. The upper lid is larger and more movable. It regulates the opening and closing of the eye with the help of the orbicularis palpebrarum muscle. Lower-lid movement is slight. The eyelids sweep dirt from the surface of the eye, protect it from ...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: ī′lid Definitions: 1. One of two movable folds that cover the front of the eyeball when closed; formed of a fibrous core (tarsal plate) and the palpebral portions of the orbicularis oculi muscle covered with skin on the superficial, anterior surface and lined wit...
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1) Blinker 2) Cornea protector 3) Corneal cover 4) Iris cover 5) It may have a shadow over it 6) It moves in a wink 7) It's used in a wink 8) Lash locale 9) Lash site 10) Lens cover 11) Lens cover? 12) Lid 13)...
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