Medial palpebral ligament
|Medial palpebral ligament|
The tarsi and their ligaments. Right eye; front view.
|Latin||Ligamentum palpebrale mediale, tendo oculi|
The medial palpebral ligament (medial canthal tendon) is about 4 mm in length and 2 mm in breadth. Its anterior attachment is to the frontal process of the maxilla in front of the lacrimal groove, and its posterior attachment is the lacrimal bone. Laterally, it is attached to the tarsus of the upper and lower eyelids.
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