acousticopalpebral (adjective) (not comparable)
Relating to the auditory part of the eighth cranial nerve which is concerned with hearing: Sharon's doctor was hoping to revive her acousticopalpebral so she could overcome her deafness and have some degree of normalcy when people were talking to her.
Between the eyelids.
palpebra (s), palpebrae (pl)
1. Either of two folds of skin that can be moved to cover or open the eye.
2. An eyelid or eyelids.
The lower eyelid.
The lower, less mobile and smaller of the two reinforced folds of skin that protect each eyeball anteriorly. It contains the palpebral part of the orbicularis oculi muscle which produces blinking, and its posterior surface is lined by conjunctiva (transparent membrane covering the eyeball and under surface of the eyelid).
The upper eyelid, more mobile, and larger of the two reinforced folds of skin that protect each eyeball anteriorly (front part).
It extends superiorly as far as the eyebrow. It contains more tarsal glands (one of the plates of connective tissue forming the framework of an eyelid) than does the lower fold. The palpebral part of the lacrimal (tear) gland projects into its lateral part.
Relating to an eyelid or the eyelids.
palpebral cartilage; tarsal cartilage
One of the thin plates of connective tissue resembling cartilage that form the framework of the eyelid.
The union of the eyelids at each end of the palpebral fissure (groove, opening).
The space between the eyelids extending from the outer to the inner canthus (either of the corners of the eye where the upper and lower eyelids meet).
A fold formed by the reflection of the conjunctiva from the eyelids unto the eye.
There are two folds, the superior (above) and the inferior (below).
1. Winking or blinking; especially, repeatedly.
2. Having eyelids.
1. Repeated blinking or winking; especially, if uncontrolled and persistent.
2. Abnormally frequent winking, as from a tic.
Inflammation of the eyelids.
A reference to, or involving, the upper eyelid and the brow.
sebum palpebrale (noun) (no pl)
The secretion of the sebaceous glands (thick, semifluid substance) of the eyelids; lama: Dr. Fiske told her patient that the sebum palpebrale of her eyes was important to keep her eyelids moisturized, to lubricate, and to prevent them from drying out.