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1 Eyebrow. Supercilium. The transverse elevation above the eyes, covered by thick, bristlelike hairs. A

2 Eyelids. Palpebrae.

3 Upper eyelid. Palpebra superior. A

4 Lower eyelid. Palpebra inferior. A

5 Anterior palpebral surface. Facies anterior pal-pebralis. The anterior external (skin-covered) surface of the eyelid. E

6 Epicanthus (mongolian fold). [Plica palpe-bronasalis] [[epicanthus]]. Vertical fold covering the medial angle of the eye. It is a continuation of the upper eyelid at the lateral nasal wall. C

7 Posterior palpebral surface. Facies posterior palpebralis. Surface lined by conjunctival epithelium and containing dispersed goblet cells. E

8 Palpebral fissure. Rima palpebrarum. Space between the margins of the upper and lower eyelids. A E

9 Lateral palpebral commissure. Commissura palpebralis lateralis. Lateral junction of the upper and lower eyelids. A

10 Medial palpebral commissure. Commissura palpebralis medialis. Medial junction of the upper and lower eyelids. A

11 Lateral angle (canthus) of eye. Angulus oculi lateralis. Acute lateral angle of the eye; it is also the lateral end of the palpebral fissure. A

12 Medial angle (canthus) of eye. Angulus oculi medialis. More rounded medial end of the palpebral fissure which delimits a triangular space, the lacrimal lake. A

13 Limbi palpebrales anteriores. Anterior edges of the free margins of the eyelids adjacent to the external skin. E

14 Limbi palpebrales posteriores. Posterior edges of the free margins of the eyelids adjacent to the conjunctiva. E

15 Eyelashes. Cilia. The 3-4 rows of hair growing near the anterior edge of the free margin of the eyelids. E F

16 Superior tarsal plate. Tarsus superior. Curved plate about 10 mm high occupying the upper eyelid and consisting of compact, interwoven collagenous connective tissue with tarsal glands. B E

17 Inferior tarsal plate. Tarsus inferior. Plate about 5 mm high within the lower eyelid. It likewise consists of firm, interwoven collagenous connective tissue with tarsal glands. B E

18 Medial palpebral ligament. [[ Lig. palpebrale mediale]].Bandofconnectivetissuebetweenthe medial palpebral commissure and the medial wall of the orbit. It lies in front of the lacrimal sac. BD

19 Lateral palpebral raphe. [[Raphe palpebralis lateralis]]. Delicate band on the lateral palpebral ligament. It is reinforced by the orbicularis oculi muscle. D

20 Lateral palpebral ligament. Lig. palpebrale laterale. Fibrous band that attaches the lateral palpebral commissure to the lateral wall of the orbit in front of the orbital septum. B

21 Tarsal [[Meibomian]] glands. Glandulae tarsales. Elongated holocrine glands located in the superior and inferior tarsal plates with openings near the posterior edge of the free margin of the eyelids. They produce a sebaceous secretion for lubrication of the lid margins. E

22 Superior tarsal muscle. M. tarsalis superior. Smooth muscle fibers between the muscle-tendon border of the levator palpebrae muscle and the superior tarsal plate. E

23 Inferior tarsal muscle. M. tarsalis inferior. Smooth muscle fibers between the inferior fornix of the conjunctiva and the inferior tarsal plate. E

24 Tunica conjunctiva. The lining of the inner surface of the eyelids, which consists of two or more layers of columnar epithelium with goblet cells and a loose, cell-rich lamina propria containing multiple blood vessels. The tunica extends around the fornix of the conjunctiva to the eyeball, which it covers with a layer of stratified squamous epithelium that extends up to thecor-neal margin. E

25 Semilunar fold of conjunctive. Plica semi-lunaris conjunctivae. It lies in the medial angle of the eye between the fornix of the upper and lower eyelid. F

26 Lacrimal caruncle. Caruncula lacrimalis. Mu-cosal mass in the medial angle of the eye covered by stratified squamous or columnar epithelium. F

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