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Landström muscle

Pronunciation: lahnd'strom

Definition: microscopic muscle fibers in the fascia behind and about the eyeball, attached anteriorly to the lids and anterior orbital fascia; its action is to draw the eyeball forward and the lids backward, resisting the pull of the four orbital muscles.

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