Small area of modified flesh found in the medial canthus
Redundant tissue that allow for the eye to move in extreme gazes
Muscle in the forehead responsible for raising the eye brows
Small gland which runs along the eyelid margins where the lipid of the tear film are secreted
Crack or opening
What is the adnexa
Structures adjacent to or connected to the globe
What does the frontalis muscle do?
Lifts the eyebrow
What does the corrugator muscle do?
Pulls medial sides of eye brows toward each other
What does the procerus muscle do
Pulls brows down and toward nose
What does the orbicularis do?
What is the palpebra?
What is lagophthalmus?
Incomplete closure of the eyelid
Where is the palpebral fissure?
Area between upper and lower eyelid
What is this ?
What is the canthus?
Where eyelids meet
Cilia may grow on it, causing irritation
What is a problem associated with the caruncle
Reservoir for tear production
secrete oil for tear production
Where the eyelid goes from skin to mucus membrane
What is the gray line?
Shallow gray groove between cilia and mucocutaneous junction
How is the orbicularis oculi divided and what does each portion do?
Lateral (outside) - squeeze eye shut
Peripheral (inside) - close/blink eye
What are the subdivisions of the peripheral portions?
What is the palpebral raphe
Where the superior and inferior parts of the palpebral portion interweave near the lateral canthus
What is the function of the lacrimal glands of Krause?
Which muscle does the superior palpebral levator sheath blend with and why?
Superior rectus - coordinates movements between globe and superior palpebra
A poison used to paralyze muscles
Medical Term for eye lash
A plugged Meibomiangland
Muscle which allows you to furrow
Term for eyelid