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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
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eyelid

[′ī‚lid]
(anatomy)
A movable, protective section of skin that covers and uncovers the eyeball of many terrestrial animals.
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Also with the excess skin of the eyelid, the goal is normally try to lift up our eye brows in order to see better.
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Eyelid surgery, or blepharoplasty, removes that excess skin and fat (and sometimes muscle) to lift the eyelids.
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As explained above, a stye is an oil gland on the eyelid that gets blocked by dirt, dead skin or oil.
We designed a double-eyelid line according to the principle of blepharoplasty or the contralateral eyelid (unilateral blepharoptosis).
She visited the doctor after her upper eyelid became swollen and had no idea she had been carrying the lens for almost three decades.
Tumors that are originated from the eyelid and conjunctiva are the most frequent ocular neoplasms in horses and most common ones are squamous cell carcinoma and sarcoids (Arikan et al., 1997; Knottenbelt, 2011; Rooney and Robertson, 1996).
Bouchard said, 'Lax, rubbery eyelids are found in people who have one of three related conditions: lax eyelid condition (rubbery lids); lax eyelid syndrome (lax eyelids plus conjunctivitis); and floppy eyelid syndrome (lax eyelid syndrome in obese young men).
He is just 12 weeks old but now has a red lump between his eyelid and the eyeball.