auriculopalpebral

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auriculopalpebral

pertaining to the ear and eyelid.

auriculopalpebral nerve block
block anesthesia of the auriculopalpebral nerve as it proceeds from the base of the ear over the zygomatic arch. Used to immobilize the eyelids (it does not anesthetize them) for examination of the conjunctival sac. Needs to be complemented with topical anesthetic for removal of foreign bodies.