Fissure, palpebral
The opening for the eye between the eyelids.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • palpebral fissure — n the space between the margins of the eyelids called also rima palpebrarum …   Medical dictionary

  • fissure of palpebrae — palpebral fissure rima palpebrarum …   Medical dictionary

  • Palpebral fissure — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = rima palpebrarum GraySubject = 227 GrayPage = 1025 Caption = Front of left eye with eyelids separated to show medial canthus. (Palpebral fissure, visible but not labeled, is artificially widened.) Caption2 …   Wikipedia

  • Fissure — In anatomy, fissure (Latin fissura , Plural fissurae ) is a groove, natural division, deep furrow, cleft, or tear in various parts of the body.AnatomyVarious types of anatomical fissure are:Brain* Fissure of Bichat : found below the corpus… …   Wikipedia

  • Fissure — A cleft or groove. A fissure can be normal or abnormal. A fissure in the cerebral cortex is a normal feature. It is a deep fold that involves the entire thickness of the brain wall. A fissure in the anus is distinctly abnormal. It is a painful… …   Medical dictionary

  • palpebral fissure — noun The anatomic name for the separation between the upper and lower eyelids …   Wiktionary

  • palpebral fissure — noun : the space between the margins of the eyelids …   Useful english dictionary

  • Medial palpebral ligament — The tarsi and their ligaments. Right eye; front view. Latin l. palpebrale mediale Gray s …   Wikipedia

  • fisura palpebral — Eng. Palpebral fissure Ver hendidura palpebral …   Diccionario de oftalmología

  • hendidura palpebral — Eng. Palpebral fissure Hendidura limitada por el borde libre de los párpados. Rima palpebrarum. Fisura papebral …   Diccionario de oftalmología

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