superior tarsal muscle
A layer of smooth muscle that extends from the aponeurosis of the elevator muscle of the upper eyelid to the superior tarsus, is innervated by sympathetic nerves, and acts to hold the upper lid in an elevated position.
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superior rectal vein, superior rectus muscle, superior retinaculum of extensor muscles, superior sagittal sinus, superior salivary nucleus, superior tarsal muscle, superior temporal line, superior temporal sulcus, superior thalamostriate vein, superior thyroid vein, superior vein of cerebellar hemisphere
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