palpebral

[ pal-puh-bruhl, pal-pee-bruhl, -peb-ruhl ]

adjective
  1. of or relating to the eyelids.

Origin of palpebral

1
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, adjective
  • post·pal·pe·bral, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for palpebral

palpebral

/ (ˈpælpɪbrəl) /


adjective
  1. of or relating to the eyelid

Origin of palpebral

1
C19: from Late Latin palpebrālis, from Latin palpebra eyelid; probably related to palpāre to stroke

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