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An eyelid is a thin fold of skin that covers and protects the human eye. [1]

65 relations: Acne, Adipose tissue, Allergy, Anastomosis, Antibiotic, Asymptomatic, Bacteria, Basal-cell carcinoma, Birth defect, Blepharitis, Blepharochalasis, Blepharoplasty, Blepharospasm, Blinking, Cellulitis, Chalazion, China, Conjunctiva, Dandruff, Death, Demodex, Demodicosis, Dermatitis, Dermatochalasis, Ectropion, Edema, Encyclopædia Britannica Ultimate Reference Suite, Entropion, Eye, Eyelash, Gland, Gland of Zeis, Hair follicle, Hay–Wells syndrome, Infraorbital nerve, Infratrochlear nerve, Lacrimal artery, Lacrimal nerve, Last offices, Lateral palpebral arteries, Levator palpebrae superioris muscle, Medial palpebral arteries, Meibomian gland, Moll's gland, Neoplasm, Nictitating membrane, Ophthalmic artery, Orbicularis oculi muscle, Orbital septum, Palpation, ..., Ptosis (eyelid), Sebaceous gland, Skin, Staphylococcus aureus, Stye, Subcutaneous tissue, Supraorbital nerve, Supratrochlear nerve, Tarsus (eyelids), Tears, Tissue (biology), Topical medication, Trichiasis, Trigeminal nerve, Warm compress. Expand index (15 more) »

Acne

Acne, also known as acne vulgaris, is a long-term skin disease that occurs when hair follicles are clogged with dead skin cells and oil from the skin.

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Adipose tissue

In biology, adipose tissue, body fat, or simply fat is a loose connective tissue composed mostly of adipocytes.

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Allergy

Allergies, also known as allergic diseases, are a number of conditions caused by hypersensitivity of the immune system to typically harmless substances in the environment.

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Anastomosis

An anastomosis (plural anastomoses) is a connection or opening between two things (especially cavities or passages) that are normally diverging or branching, such as between blood vessels, leaf veins, or streams.

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Antibiotic

An antibiotic (from ancient Greek αντιβιοτικά, antibiotiká), also called an antibacterial, is a type of antimicrobial drug used in the treatment and prevention of bacterial infections.

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Asymptomatic

In medicine, a disease is considered asymptomatic if a patient is a carrier for a disease or infection but experiences no symptoms.

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Bacteria

Bacteria (common noun bacteria, singular bacterium) is a type of biological cell.

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Basal-cell carcinoma

Basal-cell carcinoma (BCC), also known as basal-cell cancer, is the most common type of skin cancer.

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Birth defect

A birth defect, also known as a congenital disorder, is a condition present at birth regardless of its cause.

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Blepharitis

Blepharitis is one of the most common ocular conditions characterized by inflammation, scaling, reddening, and crusting of the eyelid.

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Blepharochalasis

Blepharochalasis is an inflammation of the eyelid that is characterized by exacerbations and remissions of eyelid edema, which results in a stretching and subsequent atrophy of the eyelid tissue, leading to the formation of redundant folds over the lid margins.

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Blepharoplasty

Blepharoplasty (Greek: blepharon, "eyelid" + plassein "to form") is the plastic surgery operation for correcting defects, deformities, and disfigurations of the eyelids; and for aesthetically modifying the eye region of the face.

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Blepharospasm

Blepharospasm is any abnormal contraction or twitch of the eyelid.

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Blinking

Blinking is a bodily function; it is a semi-autonomic rapid closing of the eyelid.

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Cellulitis

Cellulitis is a bacterial infection involving the inner layers of the skin.

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Chalazion

Chalazion is a cyst in the eyelid due to a blocked oil gland.

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China

China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a unitary one-party sovereign state in East Asia and the world's most populous country, with a population of around /1e9 round 3 billion.

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Christmas

Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.

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Christmas and holiday season

The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.

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Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.

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Christmas traditions

Christmas traditions vary from country to country.

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Conjunctiva

The conjunctiva lines the inside of the eyelids and covers the sclera (the white of the eye).

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Dandruff

Dandruff is a skin condition that mainly affects the scalp.

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Death

Death is the cessation of all biological functions that sustain a living organism.

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Demodex

Demodex is a genus of tiny mites that live in or near hair follicles of mammals.

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Demodicosis

Demodicosis, also called demodectic mange or red mange, is caused by a sensitivity to and overpopulation of Demodex canis as the hosts immune system is unable to keep the mites under control.

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Dermatitis

Dermatitis, also known as eczema, is a group of diseases that results in inflammation of the skin.

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Dermatochalasis

Dermatochalasis is a medical condition, defined as an excess of skin in the upper or lower eyelid, also known as "baggy eyes." It may be either an acquired or a congenital condition.

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Ectropion

Ectropion is a medical condition in which the lower eyelid turns outwards.

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Edema

Edema, also spelled oedema or œdema, is an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the interstitium, located beneath the skin and in the cavities of the body, which can cause severe pain.

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Encyclopædia Britannica Ultimate Reference Suite

Encyclopædia Britannica Ultimate Reference Suite is an encyclopædia based on the Encyclopædia Britannica and published by Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc..

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Entropion

Entropion is a medical condition in which the eyelid (usually the lower lid) folds inward.

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Eye

Eyes are organs of the visual system.

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Eyelash

An eyelash or simply lash is one of the hairs that grows at the edge of the eyelid.

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Gland

A gland is a group of cells in an animal's body that synthesizes substances (such as hormones) for release into the bloodstream (endocrine gland) or into cavities inside the body or its outer surface (exocrine gland).

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Gland of Zeis

Glands of Zeis are unilobar sebaceous glands located on the margin of the eyelid.

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Hair follicle

The hair follicle is a dynamic organ found in mammalian skin.

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Hay–Wells syndrome

Hay–Wells syndrome (also known as AEC syndrome; see Naming) is one of at least 150 known types of ectodermal dysplasia.

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Infraorbital nerve

After the maxillary nerve enters the infraorbital canal, the nerve is frequently called the infraorbital nerve.

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Infratrochlear nerve

The infratrochlear nerve is given off from the nasociliary nerve just before it enters the anterior ethmoidal foramen.

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Lacrimal artery

The lacrimal artery is an artery that arises close to the optic foramen, and is one of the largest branches derived from the ophthalmic artery.

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Lacrimal nerve

The lacrimal nerve is the smallest of the three branches of the ophthalmic division of the trigeminal nerve.

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Last offices

The last offices, or laying out, is the procedures performed, usually by a nurse, to the body of a dead person shortly after death has been confirmed.

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Lateral palpebral arteries

The lateral palpebral arteries are small arteries which supply the eyelid.

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Levator palpebrae superioris muscle

The levator palpebrae superioris (Latin for: elevating muscle of upper eyelid) is the muscle in the orbit that elevates the superior (upper) eyelid.

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Medial palpebral arteries

The medial palpebral arteries (internal palpebral arteries) are arteries of the head.

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Meibomian gland

The Meibomian glands (often written with a small m, and also called tarsal glands) are a holocrine type of exocrine glands, at the rim of the eyelids inside the tarsal plate, responsible for the supply of meibum, an oily substance that prevents evaporation of the eye's tear film.

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Moll's gland

Glands of Moll, also known as ciliary glands, are modified apocrine sweat glands that are found on the margin of the eyelid.

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Neoplasm

Neoplasia is a type of abnormal and excessive growth of tissue.

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New Year

New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.

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New Year's Day

New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.

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New Year's Eve

In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.

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Nictitating membrane

The nictitating membrane (from Latin nictare, to blink) is a transparent or translucent third eyelid present in some animals that can be drawn across the eye from the medial canthus for protection and to moisten it while maintaining vision.

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Ophthalmic artery

The ophthalmic artery (OA) is the first branch of the internal carotid artery distal to the cavernous sinus.

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Orbicularis oculi muscle

The orbicularis oculi is a muscle in the face that closes the eyelids.

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Orbital septum

The orbital septum (Palpebral fascia) is a membranous sheet that acts as the anterior boundary of the orbit.

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Palpation

Palpation is the process of using one's hands to check the body, especially while perceiving/diagnosing a disease or illness.

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Ptosis (eyelid)

Ptosis (/ˈtoʊsɪs/) is a drooping or falling of the upper eyelid.

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Sebaceous gland

Sebaceous glands are microscopic exocrine glands in the skin that secrete an oily or waxy matter, called sebum, to lubricate and waterproof the skin and hair of mammals.

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Skin

Skin is the soft outer tissue covering vertebrates.

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Staphylococcus aureus

Staphylococcus aureus is a Gram-positive, round-shaped bacterium that is a member of the Firmicutes, and it is a member of the normal flora of the body, frequently found in the nose, respiratory tract, and on the skin.

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Stye

A stye, also known as a hordeolum, is a bacterial infection of an oil gland in the eyelid.

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Subcutaneous tissue

The subcutaneous tissue, also called the hypodermis, hypoderm, subcutis, or superficial fascia, is the lowermost layer of the integumentary system in vertebrates.

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Supraorbital nerve

The supraorbital nerve is a terminal branch of the frontal nerve.

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Supratrochlear nerve

In human cranial neuroanatomy, the supratrochlear nerve is a branch of the frontal nerve, which itself comes from the ophthalmic division of the trigeminal (or fifth) cranial nerve.

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Tarsus (eyelids)

The tarsi (tarsal plates) are two comparatively thick, elongated plates of dense connective tissue, about in length; one is found in each eyelid, and contributes to its form and support.

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Tears

Tearing, lacrimation, or lachrymation is the secretion of tears, which often serves to clean and lubricate the eyes in response to an irritation of the eyes.

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Tissue (biology)

In biology, tissue is a cellular organizational level between cells and a complete organ.

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Topical medication

A topical medication is a medication that is applied to a particular place on or in the body.

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Trichiasis

Trichiasis a medical term for abnormally positioned eyelashes that grow back toward the eye, touching the cornea or conjunctiva.

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Trigeminal nerve

The trigeminal nerve (the fifth cranial nerve, or simply CN V) is a nerve responsible for sensation in the face and motor functions such as biting and chewing; it is the largest of the cranial nerves.

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Warm compress

A warm compress is a method of applying heat to the body.

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2018

2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.

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2019

2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eyelid

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