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Related to eyelid inflammation: blepharitis, stye
eyelid inflammationBlepharitis, see there.
either of two movable cutaneous folds (upper and lower) protecting the anterior surface of the eyeball. Most mammals and birds have a third eyelid that moves across the eye from the medial canthus.
includes entropion, ectropion, ptosis.
a congenital, full thickness defect of varying degrees in an eyelid margin.
premature opening eyelid
opening of eyelids in puppies and kittens before the normal age of 7 to 10 days may result in exposure keratitis because of inadequate production of tears.
an instrument used to keep the eyelids apart.
see membrana nictitans.