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postorbital

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adjective post·or·bit·al \-ˈȯr-bə-təl\

Definition of postorbital

  1. :  situated behind the eye socket



Circa 1836

First Known Use of postorbital

circa 1836


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postorbital

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adjective post·or·bit·al \-ˈȯr-bət-əl\

Medical Definition of postorbital

  1. :  situated or occurring behind the orbit of the eye




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