orbital cavity


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Noun1.orbital cavity - the bony cavity in the skull containing the eyeballorbital cavity - 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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There were three lacrimal foramina in the present study, two were situated at anterior margin and one was situated posteriorly in the orbital cavity.
On cranial computer tomography, bilateral orbital cavity was normal, but an infiltration was observed starting from the right frontal region including periorbital and zygomatic regions.
Orbital cellulitis is an emergency and usually refers to infection spread into the orbital cavity behind the orbital septum.
Graves' ophthalmopathy is a potentially sight-threatening disease of the orbital cavity, generally accompanied by hyperthyroidism associated with Graves' disease [1].
The temporal muscle flap was rotated within the orbital cavity through the continuous solution of the orbital lateral wall.
The tumors can be aggressive appearing on imaging, extending into bony structures, including the cranium and/or the orbital cavity, which should not lead away from the diagnosis of this benign lesion.
This study aimed to determine the fatty acid composition and nutritional quality of total lipids in the adipose tissue from the orbital cavity of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) from continental aquaculture in the State of Paraiba, Brazil.