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eyelid

1. either of the two muscular folds of skin that can be moved to cover the exposed portion of the eyeball
2. Aeronautics a set of movable parts at the rear of a jet engine that redirect the exhaust flow to assist braking during landing

eyelid

[′ī‚lid]
(anatomy)
A movable, protective section of skin that covers and uncovers the eyeball of many terrestrial animals.
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Prognosis is still regarded as being poor compared with most other malignant eye lid tumors with a mortality second only to malignant melanomas (3).
Dental work EUR21K, lift to face/forehead EUR5K, laser eye surgery EUR6K, liposuction to stomach, thighs & chin EUR11K, nose job EUR6K, eye lid reduction EUR4K
But just weeks later it continued to ooze and a second lump appeared on Mr Terry's eye lid, so he was sent for a scan but doctors could not decide if it was cancerous or not.
Injuries from bottle rockets can include eye lid lacerations, corneal abrasions, traumatic cataract, retinal detachment, optic nerve damage, rupture of the eyeball, eye muscle damage, and complete blindness.
She has pioneered an innovative new approach for patients who need eye lid hygiene for blepharitis.
Focusing on the outside corner of the eye lid, apply the Greenlight shade and gently blend in, again either with your finger tips or with a makeup brush.
It has become so common to see the youngsters, usually sporting distinctive gloves and ski goggles, leaping onto the back of underground trains that Moscowvite commuters now barely bat an eye lid.
Fatima said that the crystals emerged from her eyes when she pressed on her lower eye lid.
We've walked past where it happened and she didn't seem to bat an eye lid.
I applied these to her eye lid with the #242 brush as it's great for packing on colour, then I used the #224 brush to blend this out at the edges.
Natashia was recovering at home last night following surgery to repair the damage to her left eye lid.