\pˈalpɛbɹə͡l ˈɑːtəɹiz], \pˈalpɛbɹəl ˈɑːtəɹiz], \p_ˈa_l_p_ɛ_b_ɹ_əl ˈɑː_t_ə_ɹ_i_z]\
Definitions of PALPEBRAL ARTERIES
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Are those distributed to the eyelids. They are two in number; an upper and a lower. The former arises from the ophthalmic, a little beyond the cartilaginous pulley of the greater oblique muscle, and descends towards the upper eyelid, over which it is distributed. The latter arises at the side of, and a little behind, the preceding, and sends its ramifications to the lower eyelid and the neighbouring parts. The palpebral veins have a similar arrangement; except that some of them open into the temporal and labial veins.
By Robley Dunglison
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