Medical Definition of Upper lid

1. The superior, larger and more mobile of the two eyelids which covers most of the anterior surface of the eyeball, including the cornea, when closed; a portion of the lacrimal gland and the aponeurosis of the levator palpebrae superioris muscle extend into it, the muscle opening the closed eye and providing additional elevation when the gaze is directed upward. Synonym: palpebra superior, upper lid. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Upper Lid

upper deck
upper esophageal sphincter
upper extreme
upper extremity
upper extremity of fibula
upper eyelid
upper hand
upper house
upper houses
upper hybrid waves
upper jaw
upper jaw bone
upper jawbone
upper lateral cutaneous nerve of arm
upper leaf zone
upper lid (current term)
upper limb
upper limit
upper limits
upper lip
upper lobe of lung
upper mantle
upper memory area
upper middle class
upper motor neuron
upper motor neuron lesion
upper nodal extrasystole
upper quartile
upper quartiles
upper respiratory infection

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