palpebral artery

n.

Any of the lateral and medial sets of the branches of the ophthalmic artery supplying the upper and lower eyelids.

Nearby words

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  2. perchery,
  3. perching bird,
  4. perchlorate,
  5. perchloric,
  6. perchloride,
  7. perchlorinate,
  8. perchloro-,
  9. perchloroethane,
  10. perchloroethylene


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