tarsal plate

noun

Medical Definition of tarsal plate

: the plate of strong dense fibrous connective tissue that forms the supporting structure of the eyelid

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“Tarsal plate.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/tarsal%20plate. Accessed 24 Jul. 2021.

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