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  1. palpebral(Adjective)

    Pertaining to eyelids

Webster Dictionary

  1. Palpebral(adj)

    of or pertaining to the eyelids

  2. Origin: [L. palpebralis, fr. palpebra: cf. F. palpbral.]


  1. Palpebral

    The palpebral bone is a small dermal bone found in the region of the eye socket in a variety of animals, including crocodilians and ornithischian dinosaurs. In ornithischians, it can form a prong that projects from the front upper corner of the orbit. It is large in heterodontosaurids, basal ornithopods like Thescelosaurus and Dryosaurus, and basal ceratopsians like Archaeoceratops; in these animals, the prong is elongate and would have stuck out and over the eye like a bony eyebrow. As paleoartist Gregory S. Paul has noted, elongate palpebrals would have given their owners fierce-looking "eagle eyes". In such cases, the expanded palpebral may have functioned to shade the eye.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Palpebral

    pal′pe-bral, adj. of or pertaining to the eyelids.—adjs. Pal′pebrāte, having eyebrows; Pal′pebrous, having heavy eyebrows. [L. palpebra, the eyelid.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of palpebral in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of palpebral in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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