Orifice separating upper and lower eyelids. In the human adult this measures about 10mm vertically and 30 mm horizontally. It can be reduced in size in fetal alcohol syndrome. In Trisomy 9 the palpebral fissures can be upslanting. [WP,modified]. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Palpebral_fissure ]

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Term information

Subsets

uberon_slim, pheno_slim

definition

Orifice separating upper and lower eyelids. In the human adult this measures about 10mm vertically and 30 mm horizontally. It can be reduced in size in fetal alcohol syndrome. In Trisomy 9 the palpebral fissures can be upslanting. [WP,modified].

depicted by

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/a/a9/Gray892.png

has related synonym

rima palpebrarum

id

UBERON:0001819