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EYELIDS-TARSAL PLATES

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EYELIDS-TARSAL PLATES

1. Formed by dense fibrous tissue, moulded to the curvature of the eyeball.

2. Anchor roots of eyelashes + contain tarsal (Meibomian) glands.

3. Meibomian glands secrete oil which makes the lid margins waterproof + covers tears and delays tear evaporation.


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REFERENCES

1. Mcminn. (2003). Last's Anatomy. Elsevier Australia. ISBN:0729537528. Read it at Google Books - Find it at Amazon
2. Netter, F. H. (2019). Atlas of human anatomy. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier.
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Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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