II. Anatomy

  1. Components
    1. Skin
    2. Eyelashes
    3. Lacrimal glands (tear glands)
    4. Sebaceous Glands (Meibomian glands)
    5. Sweat Glands (Glands of Zeis)
  2. Compartment
    1. Orbital septum traverses from the skull periosteum through the Eyelid
    2. Eyelid lies in preseptal region, anterior to the orbital septum
    3. Orbit and eye lie posterior to the orbital septum
  3. Images
    1. entEyeLtPostOrbicularisOculiGrayBB379.gifLewis (1918) Gray's Anatomy 20th ed (in public domain at Yahoo or BartleBy)
    2. eyeLidsGrayBB894.gifLewis (1918) Gray's Anatomy 20th ed (in public domain at Yahoo or BartleBy)

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Ontology: Eyelid structure (C0015426)

Definition (NCI_CDISC) A thin membrane of skin with the purpose of covering and protecting an eye. (NCI)
Definition (NCI) A thin membrane of skin with the purpose of covering and protecting an eye.
Definition (CSP) either of the two movable folds (upper and lower) that protect the anterior surface of the eyeball.
Concepts Body Part, Organ, or Organ Component (T023)
MSH D005143
SnomedCT 181146007, 80243003
HL7 EYELI
English Eyelids, Blepharon, Set of eyelids, Eyelids set, eyelid, palpebra, palpebral, eyelids, [SO]Eyelid, Palpebrae, EYELID, Eyelid, Palpebra, Eyelid structure (body structure), Eyelid structure, Eyelid, NOS
Swedish Ögonlock
Czech oční víčka
Finnish Silmäluomet
Russian VEKI, ВЕКИ
Latvian Plakstiņi
Polish Powieki
Norwegian Øyelokk
Croatian Vjeđe
Spanish estructura del párpado (estructura corporal), estructura del párpado, párpado, Párpados
German Augenlider
Italian Palpebre
Dutch Oogleden, Ooglid
Portuguese Pálpebras
French Paupière, Paupières