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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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.
A 12-Year Retrospective Survey of Management of Patients with Malignant Neoplasms in the Orbital Cavity in a Brazilian Cancer Hospital.
Traces of tunnels and nests were found on the skull in the intracranial region, temporal region, orbital cavity, ear canal, palate (Figure 1), nasal fossae, pterygopalatine fossa, and also on vertebrae, tibia and foot bones.
Anatomical, pathophysiological, diagnostic, and clinical data on every area of the eye - from the eyelid to the orbital cavity
CT scan showed Mass involving bilateral maxillary sinus, eroding the pterygoid plates, destruction of sphenoid sinus, involving the orbital cavity and pushing of right eye outwards [Fig.