semilunar fold


semilunar fold
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Англо-русский офтальмологический словарь. 2010.

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  • semilunar fold — n a small fold of membrane in the inner corner of the eye that is a vestige of a nictitating membrane …   Medical dictionary

  • semilunar fold of conjunctiva — plica semilunaris conjunctivae …   Medical dictionary

  • semilunar fold of fauces — plica semilunaris faucium …   Medical dictionary

  • semilunar fold of fascia transversalis — ligamentum interfoveolare …   Medical dictionary

  • fold — 1. A ridge or margin apparently formed by the doubling back of a lamina. SYN: plica. 2. In the embryo, a transient elevation or reduplication of tissue in the form of a lamina …   Medical dictionary

  • pliegue semilunar de la conjuntiva — Eng. Semilunar fold of conjuntiva Pliegue de la conjuntiva bulbar situado en el ángulo medial del ojo que contribuye a formar el lago lagrimal y que es un rudimento de la membrana nictitante presente en los animales inferiores. Plica lunata.… …   Diccionario de oftalmología

  • plica — [TA] SYN: fold (1). [Mod. L. a plait or fold] plicae adiposae pleurae SYN: fatty folds of pleura, under fold. plicae alares plicae synovialis infrapatellaris SYN: alar folds of intrapatellar synovial fold, under fold. plicae ampullares tubae… …   Medical dictionary

  • plica semilunaris conjunctivae — [TA] semilunar fold of conjunctiva: a fold of mucous membrane at the medial angle of the eye. Plica semilunaris conjunctivae …   Medical dictionary

  • plica semilunaris faucium — [TA] semilunar fold of fauces: a curved fold interconnecting the palatoglossal and palatopharyngeal arches and forming the upper boundary of the supratonsillar fossa …   Medical dictionary

  • Vestigiality — The human vermiform appendix is a vestigial structure; it no longer retains its original function. Vestigiality describes homologous characters of organisms that have seemingly lost all or most of their original function in a species through… …   Wikipedia

  • Nictitating membrane — The nictitating membrane of a Masked Lapwing as it closes. The nictitating membrane (from Latin nictare, to blink) is a transparent or translucent third eyelid present in some animals that can be drawn across the eye for protection and to moisten …   Wikipedia


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