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medial palpebral ligament


Definition: the fibrous band that attaches the medial ends of the tarsal plates to the maxilla at the medial orbital margin.

Synonym(s): ligamentum palpebrale medialeTA, ligamentum tarsale internum, medial canthal ligament, tendo oculi, tendo palpebrarum

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