inferior eyelid

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inferior eyelid

[TA]
the inferior, smaller and less mobile of the two eyelids; a check ligament from the inferior rectus muscle extends into it, pulling the lid inferiorly when the gaze is directed downward.
Synonym(s): palpebra inferior [TA], lower eyelid ☆ , lower lid
References in classic literature ?
The insect crawled upward over the nut-brown cheek and stopped with its antennae brushing the lashes of his lower lid.
From the head, set upward on a thick neck, the eyes, with puffy lower lids, stared with a haughty droop on each side of a hooked aggressive nose, nobly salient in the vast pale circumference of the face.
Lower lid wound is modified to a rectangular defect, same measurement is transferred to undersurface of everted upper lid.
To prevent this, I quickly taped the upper lid to the lower lid to close the eye and sent him off to see his family physician.
Pull down the lower lid and look for weed seeds and chaff.
This year, the call is for one to bedazzle the lower lid with a little bit of sparkle; glitter that is
To evaluate lid symmetry postoperatively, margin reflex distance-1 (MRD1) (distance from upper lid margin to light reflex) and MRD2 (distance from lower lid margin to light reflex) were recorded.
We present a case of periocular BCC in an 83-year-old female which involved both upper and lower lids and medial canthus and had caused ulceration and ectropion of the lower lid with persistent watery eye.
Define eyes even more with a blue or navy eyeliner on the lower lid waterline, inside and a bit of mascara on lower lashes.
Moreover, an additional advantage is upward motion of the lower lid margin with eye closure when there exists a strong Bell's reflex, due to communication of the lower eyelid margin to the upper fornix.
They removed eyelid tissue from her lower lid and grafted it on the upper lid to close the defect.
In a simple procedure you can do in the office in literally 5 or 10 minutes under local anesthesia, you can restore the integrity of the lower lid, which in addition gives some improvement in the upper lids by lifting the globe back up," he said.