Adnexa

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Caruncle

Small area of modified flesh found in the medial canthus

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Plica

Redundant tissue that allow for the eye to move in extreme gazes

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Frontalis

Muscle in the forehead responsible for raising the eye brows

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Melbomian gland

Small gland which runs along the eyelid margins where the lipid of the tear film are secreted

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Ciliary

Crack or opening

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What is the adnexa

Structures adjacent to or connected to the globe

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What does the frontalis muscle do?

Lifts the eyebrow

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What does the corrugator muscle do?

Pulls medial sides of eye brows toward each other

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What does the procerus muscle do

Pulls brows down and toward nose

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What does the orbicularis do?

Lowers eyebrows

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What is the palpebra?

Eyelids

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What is lagophthalmus?

Incomplete closure of the eyelid

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Where is the palpebral fissure?

Area between upper and lower eyelid

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What is this ?

Palpebral fissure

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What is the canthus?

Where eyelids meet

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Medial canthus

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lateral canthus

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Cilia may grow on it, causing irritation

What is a problem associated with the caruncle

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lacrimal lake

Reservoir for tear production

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Meibomian glands

secrete oil for tear production

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Mucocutaneous junction

Where the eyelid goes from skin to mucus membrane

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What is the gray line?

Shallow gray groove between cilia and mucocutaneous junction

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Orbicularis oculi

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How is the orbicularis oculi divided and what does each portion do?

Lateral (outside) - squeeze eye shut
Peripheral (inside) - close/blink eye

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What are the subdivisions of the peripheral portions?

Pretarsal (inner)
Preseptal (outer)

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What is the palpebral raphe

Where the superior and inferior parts of the palpebral portion interweave near the lateral canthus

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What is the function of the lacrimal glands of Krause?

Produce tears

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Which muscle does the superior palpebral levator sheath blend with and why?

Superior rectus - coordinates movements between globe and superior palpebra

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A poison used to paralyze muscles

Botox

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Medical Term for eye lash

Cilia

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A plugged Meibomiangland

Chalazion

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Muscle which allows you to furrow

Caruncle

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Term for eyelid

Palpebrea