Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The muscle which lifts the upper eyelid, commonly called levator palpebræ superioris.

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Examples

  • _Filaria palpebralis_ is a white worm, one-half to 1 inch long, which inhabits the lacrimal duct and the underside of the eyelids and haw in the horse, producing a verminous conjunctivitis.

    Special Report on Diseases of the Horse

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