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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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Upper eyelid full-thickness eyelid defect with 30-60% of horizontal tissue loss is reconstructed by primary closure as described above after release and advancement of lateral tissue by lateral canthotomy followed by cantholysis.
Frontalis suspension for upper eyelid ptosis: evaluation of different surgical designs and suture material.
Forced fixation of the right eye led to the elevation of the right eyelid (MRD-1 2 mm) and retraction of the left upper eyelid (MRD-1 5 mm) [Figure 1].
The upper eyelid, lower eyelid, and lateral canthus were infiltrated with local anesthesia, and a 5-0 polyglactin suture was then passed through the upper eyelid margin to aid upper eyelid eversion with a cotton-tipped applicator.
Bilateral and partial facial nerve paralysis in a bullock was diagnosed with clinical signs of ptosis of upper eyelids, ear drooping and feed accumulation between cheeks and teeth.
A paired samples t test was used to compare results of the PRTT obtained from upper eyelid and lower eyelid of right and left eyes.
If you look at old pictures of Renee, you will see she almost lacked an upper eyelid and that made her eyes a little bit smaller.
The technique offers an alternative to the commonly used endoscopic approach which works down from the scalp under the skin and in a select group of patients, incisions through the upper eyelid resulted in equally effective release and deactivation of the nerves involved in migraines.
For a natural day look, the simplest method is to draw one simple line on the upper eyelid for a neat, simple, and natural finish
Ptosis of the upper eyelid is a condition in which the upper eyelid margin is in an abnormal inferiorly displaced position.

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