palpebra

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palpebra pal·pe·bra (pāl'pə-brə, pāl-pē'-)
n. pl. pal·pe·bras or pal·pe·brae (-pə-brē', -pē'brē)
See eyelid.


pal'pe·bral (pāl'pə-brəl, pāl-pē'brəl, -pěb'rəl) adj.
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palpebra

noun
either of two folds of skin that can be moved to cover or open the eye; "his lids would stay open no longer" [syn: eyelid
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