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Plica semilunaris of the conjunctiva
Front of left eye with eyelids separated to show medial canthus. (Plica semilunaris labeled at center left.)
Latin plica semilunaris conjunctivae
Gray's subject #227 1027

The plica semilunaris is a small fold of bulbar conjunctiva on the medial canthus of the eye. It is loose, so that eye movements are not restricted. It is considered a vestigial organ.

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