palpebral fissure

n.

The longitudinal opening between the upper and lower eyelids.

Nearby words

  1. perchloric acid,
  2. perchloride,
  3. perchlorinate,
  4. perchloro-,
  5. perchloroethane,
  6. perchloromethane,
  7. perchta,
  8. perciatelli,
  9. percipience,
  10. percipient


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