Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.


 (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.


(Anatomy) of or relating to the eyelid
[C19: from Late Latin palpebrālis, from Latin palpebra eyelid; probably related to palpāre to stroke]
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
At 4 years old, he presented with a large anterior fontanelle, low-set ears, bushy eyebrows, synophrys, shallow orbit, mild proptosis, hypertelorism, flat nasal bridge, micrognathia, downslanted palpebral fissures, short neck, stubby fingers, and joint hypermobility [Figure 1]a and [Figure 1]c; and his immunoglobulin E (IgE) increased (no exact data), but without allergic symptom.
The vertical palpebral fissure for adult men is between 7-10mm, and for women it is 8-12mm.
Direct pupillary light reflex, menace response, and palpebral reflex were present in all birds.
En esos casos, la higiene palpebral es fundamental.
Contract notice: Acquisition of surgical microscope for cataract surgery with recording system included surgical microscope for palpebral and orbital surgery cons included recording system and portable operating room for intravitreal injections.
His neuromotor development was normal and hypertelorism, downslanting palpebral fissures, hypoplasia of right auricle, hypoplasia of the maxillary bones and narrow forehead were observed on his physical examination.
A los tres anos, el paciente presenta somnolencia, insuficiencia respiratoria, crisis convulsivas de tipo focal en hemicuerpo derecho y generalizadas; examen neurologico demuestra ptosis palpebral bilateral y oftalmoplegia total, pupilas isocoricas y normoreactivas, audicion conservada, hipertonia con espasticidad a nivel braquial, tono muscular fluctuante a nivel crural, tendencia a la hiperextension cervical.
Ocular examination showed congestion of bulbar and palpebral conjunctiva.
The position of the eyelid was measured using the measures of marginal reflex distance (MRD) and vertical palpebral fissure (VPF).
Se considero como signos de la consciencia el intento de incorporarse, respiracion ritmica, parpadeo espontaneo, presencia de dolor, reflejo palpebral, movimientos oculares y vocalizacion (Figura 1) (EFSA, 2013).
Comienza generalmente con afectacion de los musculos oculares, como diplopia o ptosis palpebral, el empeoramiento puede conducir a fallo respiratorio y amenazar la vida.