Definition of palpebral in English:

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palpebral

Pronunciation: /ˈpalpəbrəl/
/palˈpēbrəl/

adjective

[attributive] Anatomy
Relating to the eyelids.
Example sentences
  • 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.

Origin

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

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Syllabification: pal·pe·bral

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