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or·bi·tal

 (ôr′bĭ-tl)
adj.
Of or relating to an orbit.
n.
The wave function of an electron in an atom or molecule, indicating the electron's probable location.

orbital

(ˈɔːbɪtəl)
adj
1. of or denoting an orbit
2. (of a motorway or major road circuit) circling a large city
n
3. (Atomic Physics) a region surrounding an atomic nucleus in which the probability distribution of the electrons is given by a wave function
4. (Atomic Physics) an orbital road
ˈorbitally adv

or•bit•al

(ˈɔr bɪ tl)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to an orbit.
n.
2.
a. a wave function describing the state of a single electron in an atom or in a molecule.
b. the electron in that state.
[1535–45; < New Latin, Medieval Latin orbitālis; see orbit, -al1]

or·bi·tal

(ôr′bĭ-tl)
The region within the shell of an atom in which an electron is most likely to be found. One or more orbitals make up each electron shell.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.orbital - of or relating to an orbit; "orbital revolution"; "orbital velocity"
2.orbital - of or relating to the eye socket; "orbital scale"; "orbital arch"
Translations

orbital

[ˈɔːbɪtl] ADJ
1. (Space) → orbital
orbital space stationestación f orbital
2. (Brit) (Aut) orbital motorway/roadautopista f/carrera f de circunvalación

orbital

adjorbital; flightim Orbit; orbital motionKreisbewegung f
n (also orbital motorway)Ringautobahn f

orbital

[ˈɔːbɪtəl] n (also orbital motorway) → raccordo anulare

or·bi·tal

a. orbital. rel. a la órbita;
___ fracturesfracturas ___ -es.

orbital

adj orbitario
References in periodicals archive ?
For Orbital abscess and orbital decompression, An endoscopic spheno-ethmoidectomy was done as described by Stammberger (1991)3 and Kennedy (1985)4.
The presence of clinical features such as acute onset swelling, orbital protrusion, ophthalmoplegia, and nasal purulent discharge is suggestive of the diagnosis of orbital abscess. Radiological findings of patient revealed a diagnostic dilemma for atypical abscess or soft tissue mass in the orbit.
Six cases were identified from 113 electronic medical records with the procedural code of orbitotomy with drainage of orbital abscess. Three cases with origins of endophthalmitis were excluded.
Sinus aspirate or orbital abscess drainage cultures are more reliable.
Orbital abscess and inflammation of odontogenic origin.
Main causes for exophthalmoses include orbital abscess, orbital cellulitis, orbital cyst, eosinophilic myositis, lacrimal gland disease, foreign body granuloma, haematoma and trauma (Boydell 1991).
The differential diagnosis of idiopathic OM includes the following: infections (viral infections, orbital cellulitis, orbital abscess, Lyme disease, Herpes zoster, and syphilis), inflammatory reaction (trauma, foreign body, bisphosphonaterelated reaction, and postvaccinal reaction), Tolosa-Hunt syndrome, thyroid ophthalmopathy, vasculitis (Wegener's granulomatosis, polyarteritis nodosa, rheumatoid arteritis, giant cell arteritis, and Kawasaki disease), systemic lupus erythematosus, sarcoidosis, inflammatory bowel disease, neoplasm, arteriovenous fistulas, and malformations (3).
Surgical treatment in the form of incision and drainage of abscess was done in two patients with lid or orbital abscess. Endoscopic orbital decompression was done in one patient with orbital cellulitis associated with juvenile diabetes mellitus (Fig.
Nonresponse to treatment may cause complications such as orbital abscess. The orbital abscess secondary to ethmoidal sinusitis was detected in a ten month old baby.
We present what to the best of our knowledge is the first reported case of an orbital abscess as a result of acute rhinosinusitis caused by obstruction of the middle meatus secondary to the impaction of a nasal foreign body in a child.
Moreover, her orbital abscess was not associated with the typical symptoms of infection: marked pain and tenderness, warmth, edema, and erythema [3,4].