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noun or·bit \ˈr-bət\

Medical Definition of ORBIT

:  the bony cavity perforated for the passage of nerves and blood vessels that occupies the lateral front of the skull immediately beneath the frontal bone on each side and encloses and protects the eye and its appendages—called also eye socket, orbital cavity
or·bit·al \-əl\ adjective

Illustration of ORBIT


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