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eyelash

 [i´lash]
cilium; one of the hairs growing on the edge of an eyelid.

eye·lash

(ī'lash),
One of the stiff hairs projecting from the margin of the eyelid.
Synonym(s): cilium (1)

eyelash

/eye·lash/ (-lash) cilium; one of the hairs growing on the edge of an eyelid.

eyelash

(ī′lăsh′)
n.
1. Any of the short hairs fringing the edge of the eyelid.
2. A row of the hairs fringing the eyelid.

eyelash

Etymology: AS, eage + ME, lasche
one of many stiff hairs like cilia growing in double or triple rows along the border of the eyelids in front of a row of ciliary glands that are in front of a row of meibomian glands.

eye·lash

(ī'lash)
One of the stiff hairs projecting from the margin of the eyelid.
Synonym(s): cilium (1) .

eyelash

cilium; one of the hairs growing on the edge of an eyelid.

Patient discussion about eyelash

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