palpebra

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palpebra

[′pal·pə·brə]
(anatomy)
The eyelid.
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CREATING AN ANATOMICAL MODEL OF LEVATOR PALPEBRAE PREMOTOR NETWORKS IN THE RAT BRAIN BY DEFINING FIRST, SECOND, AND HIGHER-ORDER LEVATOR PALPEBRAE AFFERENTS WITH TRANSNEURAL TRACERS.
The third reason not to rub your eyes has to do with one of the smallest muscles in your body, the levator palpebrae superioris muscle.
17 FASO Free-living owl presented with chronic injury to periocular tissue, an inability to close the palpebrae, exposure keratitis, corneal scarring, and incipient cataract formation in the right eye.