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

This is just here as a test because I lose it

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Subsets

uberon_slim, pheno_slim

definition
  • Any of the hairs that grow at the edge of the upper or lower eyelid.
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 exact synonym
  • eyelid cilium
has related synonym
  • cilium
  • eyelid cilia
  • blepharis
  • cilia
  • hair of eyelid
id
  • UBERON:0001702

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