palpebral

[ pal-puh-bruhl, pal-pee-bruhl, -peb-ruhl ]
/ ˈpæl pə brəl, pælˈpi brəl, -ˈpɛb rəl /

adjective

of or relating to the eyelids.

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Origin of palpebral

First recorded in 1740–50; from Late Latin palpebrālis “of or on the eyelids,” equivalent to Latin palpebr(a) “eyelid” + -ālis adjective suffix; see -al1

OTHER WORDS FROM palpebral

in·ter·pal·pe·bral, adjectivepost·pal·pe·bral, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for palpebral

palpebral
/ (ˈpælpɪbrəl) /

adjective

of or relating to the eyelid

Word Origin for palpebral

C19: from Late Latin palpebrālis, from Latin palpebra eyelid; probably related to palpāre to stroke
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