medial palpebral ligament(redirected from ligamentum tarsale internum)
me·di·al pal·pe·bral lig·a·ment[TA]
the fibrous band that attaches the medial ends of the tarsal plates to the maxilla at the medial orbital margin.
pertaining to the eyelid.
conjunctiva at the back of the eyelid.
see palpebral fissure.
medial palpebral ligament
the ligament which connects the medial ends of the tarsi to the orbit.
a branch of the auriculopalpebral nerve which serves the muscles of the eyelid (see Table 14).
the eyelids close when the eyelids are touched.