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Nictitate

nictitate

To wink; to nictate.

(Science: anatomy) Nictitating membrance, a thin membrance, found in many animals at the inner angle, or beneath the lower lid, of the eye, and capable of being drawn across the eyeball; the third eyelid; the haw.

See: Nictate.


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