eye socket


Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Face, eye socket, jaw, mandible broken. Kory Grow, Rolling Stone, 7 Apr. 2023 His liver was also pierced by one of his rib bones, and his right knee, right ankle, left leg tibia, left ankle, right clavicle, right shoulder, eye socket, and jaw mandible were broken. Emlyn Travis, EW.com, 29 Mar. 2023 Additionally, the medical examiner suggested that Jane Doe may have been malnourished and blind in her left eye due to a fracture in her eye socket. Howard Koplowitz | Hkoplowitz@al.com, al, 22 Mar. 2023 Joe Johnson crashed to the floor after a dunk, breaking a bone in his eye socket. Greg Moore, The Arizona Republic, 11 Mar. 2023 The beating left Wilson with severe injuries, including broken bones near his eye socket, according to medical records. Emilie Eaton, San Antonio Express-News, 16 Dec. 2021 Whittington left the hospital with about 30 pellets still in his body, including one near his heart and another in his eye socket, as doctors considered their removal too risky. David Henry, Los Angeles Times, 6 Feb. 2023 So like right right here in my eye socket. Charmaine Patterson, Peoplemag, 16 Jan. 2023 Los Angeles Rams star Aaron Donald was accused of giving another man a concussion, a broken nose, a broken eye socket, an arm injury and 16 stitches near his eye in an incident over the weekend. Ryan Gaydos, Fox News, 15 Apr. 2021 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1661, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of eye socket was in 1661

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“Eye socket.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eye%20socket. Accessed 4 Jun. 2023.

Kids Definition

eye socket


Medical Definition

eye socket

: orbit

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