Definition of Levator palpebrae superioris

1. Noun. A muscle elevating the upper eyelid. ¹



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Medical Definition of Levator palpebrae superioris

1. Origin, orbital surface of the lesser wing of the sphenoid, above and anterior to the optic canal; insertion, skin of eyelid, tarsal plate, and orbital walls, by medial and lateral expansions of the aponeurosis of insertion; action, raises the upper eyelid; nerve supply, oculomotor. Synonym: musculus levator palpebrae superioris, elevator muscle of upper eyelid, musculus orbitopalpebralis, palpebralis. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Levator Palpebrae Superioris

levants
levari facias
levarterenol
levarterenol bitartrate
levation
levator
levator anguli oris
levator ani
levator cushion
levator hernia
levator labii superioris
levator labii superioris alaeque nasi
levator muscle of thyroid gland
levator palati muscle
levator palpebrae superioris (current term)
levator scapulae
levator swelling
levator veli palatini
levatores
levatores costarum muscles
levators
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levee
leveed
leveeing
levees
leveful
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