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pal·pe·bra

 (păl′pə-brə, păl-pē′-)
n. pl. pal·pe·brae (-brē′) also pal·pe·bras
An eyelid.

[Latin; see pāl- in Indo-European roots.]

pal′pe·bral (păl′pə-brəl, păl-pē′brəl, -pĕb′rəl) adj.
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palpebra

(ˈpælpəbrə)
n
(Anatomy) anatomy an eyelid
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.palpebra - either of two folds of skin that can be moved to cover or open the eyepalpebra - either of two folds of skin that can be moved to cover or open the eye; "his lids would stay open no longer"
eye, oculus, optic - the organ of sight
protective fold - a flap of tissue that protects what it covers
eyelash, lash, cilium - any of the short curved hairs that grow from the edges of the eyelids
conjunctiva - a transparent lubricating mucous membrane that covers the eyeball and the under surface of the eyelid
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(11) KPEO'lu hastalarda levator palpebra superior kasindaki zayifligin yani sira frontalis, orbikularis okuli ve eksternal okuler kaslarda da ilerleyici bir gucsuzluk soz konusudur.
Na face raivosa, por exemplo, ha a coocorrencia da contracao dos musculos corrugador (3) e levantador de palpebra superior (4), que exprimem esse olhar fixo que prepara o individuo a atacar o objeto gerador da raiva.