orbicularis oculi

noun

plural orbiculares oculi
: the muscle encircling the opening of the orbit and functioning to close the eyelids

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“Orbicularis oculi.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/orbicularis%20oculi. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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