Human Anatomy, Physiology, and Medicine. Anything human!
- King Cobra
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What's the use of eyelids and eyelahes for human beings?[i hope this question doesn't sound as foolish as i feel
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- Inland Taipan
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Actually it is a very legitimate question.Eyelids serve the purpose of cleaning the eye and spread tears all over the eyeball+keeping the light out when we are asleep.Eyelashes make sure that sweat, blood, water etc don't come in contact with the eye(this protection has a limit).
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also it cleans your eyes and keeps the moist
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The eyelashes give a little added protection of keeping foreign particles out of the eye.
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