from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The muscle which lifts the upper eyelid, commonly called
levator palpebræ superioris.
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_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.