Any of the hairs that grow at the edge of the upper or lower eyelid. [ http://www.informatics.jax.org/accession/anna ]

Synonyms: eyelid cilium

This is just here as a test because I lose it

Term information

Subsets

uberon_slim, pheno_slim

depicted by

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/9/96/N2_Human_eye.jpg

fma set term

http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/FMA_70742

function notes

eyelashes protect the eye from debris and are sensitive to touch, thus providing a warning that an object is near the eye (which is then closed reflexively)

has related synonym

cilium

blepharis

eyelid cilia

cilia

hair of eyelid

id

UBERON:0001702

Term relations