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Lower lid

Lower lid --> lower eyelid

The inferior, smaller and less mobile of the two eyelids; a check ligament from the inferior rectus muscle extends into it, pulling the lid inferiorly when the gaze is directed downward.

Synonym: palpebra inferior, lower lid.


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