Definition of palpebral in English:


Syllabification: pal·pe·bral
Pronunciation: /ˈpalpəbrəl, palˈpē-


[attributive] Anatomy
  • Of or relating to the eyelids.
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    • The material was collected from the palpebral conjunctival surface using a sterile cotton tipped swab.
    • Broad fixigena is slightly narrower than glabella and is steeply upsloping, so that palpebral lobe is elevated above crest of anterior end of glabella.
    • Steeply inclined palpebral lobe is located opposite anterior half of glabella.


mid 19th century: from late Latin palpebralis, from Latin palpebra 'eyelid'.

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