palpebral

adjective
pal·pe·bral | \pal-ˈpē-brəl \

Definition of palpebral 

: of, relating to, or located on or near the eyelids

First Known Use of palpebral

1746, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for palpebral

Late Latin palpebralis, from Latin palpebra eyelid; akin to Latin palpare

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palpebral

adjective
pal·pe·bral | \pal-ˈpē-brəl, British also ˈpal-pə-brəl\

Medical Definition of palpebral 

: of, relating to, or located on or near the eyelids palpebral ptosis

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