noun. either of two folds of skin that can be moved to cover or open the eye.
- protective fold
Sentences with palpebra
1. Noun, singular or mass
Xanthomas that develop on the eyelids, known as xanthelasma palpebra, are less likely to have an underlying medical cause and may not even be indicative of elevated cholesterol levels.
The scientific name for the third eyelid is "palpebra tertia" or "nictitating membrane."