tutamen oculi

tutamen oculi

An obsolete term that encompasses all of the protective” anatomic structures covering the eye—i.e., the eyelids, eyelashes, conjunctiva and lacrimal apparatus.
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tutamen oculi

The structures around the eye that protect it: the eyebrows, eyelids, and eyelashes.
See also: tutamen
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