eye socket

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eye socket

See orbit.

eye socket

(Anatomy) the nontechnical name for orbit3

eye′ sock`et

orbit (def. 5).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.eye socket - the bony cavity in the skull containing the eyeballeye socket - the bony cavity in the skull containing the eyeball
bodily cavity, cavum, cavity - (anatomy) a natural hollow or sinus within the body
lacrimal bone - small fragile bone making up part of the front inner walls of each eye socket and providing room for the passage of the lacrimal ducts
skull - the bony skeleton of the head of vertebrates
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eye soc·ket

n. órbita ocular; cuenca del ojo.
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