Definition of Palpebrae. Meaning of Palpebrae. Synonyms of Palpebrae

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Definition of Palpebrae

Palpebrae
Palpebra Pal"pe*bra, n.; pl. Palpebr[ae]. [L.] (Zo["o]l.) The eyelid.

Meaning of Palpebrae from wikipedia

- eyelid is a thin fold of skin that covers and protects an eye. The levator palpebrae superioris muscle retracts the eyelid, exposing the cornea to the outside...
- levator palpebrae superioris (Latin: elevating muscle of upper eyelid) is the muscle in the orbit that elevates the upper eyelid. The levator palpebrae superioris...
- muscles control movement of the eye and the other muscle the levator palpebrae controls eyelid elevation. The actions of the six muscles responsible...
- medially over the optic nerve. It supplies the superior rectus and levator palpebrae superioris. The inferior branch of the oculomotor nerve or the inferior...
- laterally, forming a broad and thin layer, which occupies the eyelids or palpebræ, surrounds the cir****ference of the orbit, and spreads over the temple...
- by the forceful closing of the eyelid or inactivation of the levator palpebrae superioris and the activation of the palpebral portion of the orbicularis...
- levator palpebrae superioris muscle that helps to raise the upper eyelid. The superior tarsal muscle originates on the underside of levator palpebrae superioris...
- raise the eyelid or their nerve supply (oculomotor nerve for levator palpebrae superioris and sympathetic nerves for superior tarsal muscle). It can...
- the lid margins. The tarsus has a lower and upper part making up the palpebrae. The superior tarsus (tarsus superior; superior tarsal plate), the larger...
- eye. Eyelid drooping (ptosis may occur due to weakness of m. levator palpebrae superioris) and double vision (diplopia, due to weakness of the extraocular...