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Palpebrae (eyelid)
- the superior and inferior skin-covered folds that meet at the medial and lateral angles of the eye called canthi
Palpebral fissure
- the space between the palpebrae
Caruncle
- the fleshy area of the medial canthus containing sebaceous and sweat glands
Levator Palpebrae Superioris muscles
* on eyelid
- runs within superior eyelid and functions to open the eye. it is also involved in blinking, which protects the eye and prevents drying
Conjunctiva
- a transparent mucous membrane whose secretions prevent drying. the palpebral conjunctiva lines the inside of the eyelids, while the bulbar conjunctiva covers the white of the eye.