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eyelid

Line breaks: eye¦lid
Pronunciation: /ˈʌɪlɪd
 
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Definition of eyelid in English:

noun

Each of the upper and lower folds of skin which cover the eye when closed.
Example sentences
  • You may develop loose folds of skin on the upper eyelids and deep creases on the lower lids.
  • In some cases, hanging skin over the upper eyelid can be removed to restore peripheral vision.
  • There are a number of procedures used to restore the function of the upper eyelid but the lower eyelid is often ignored.
Synonyms
lid
technical palpebra, nictitating membrane

Words that rhyme with eyelid

gelid • skidlid

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