eye socket


Examples of eye socket in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The prosthetic consists of an artificial eye, eyelids, and any part of the eye socket or the surrounding area missing. Ivana Kottasová, CNN, 27 June 2024 Renner said that his rib cage was rebuilt with metal, along with plates in his face to support his eye sockets and titanium rods in one of his legs. Kevin Dolak, The Hollywood Reporter, 25 June 2024 One end of each muscle attaches directly to the eye, and the other end attaches to the bone of your eye socket. Troy Bedinghaus, Od, Verywell Health, 1 June 2024 The 1,400 pound vehicle instead hit Renner and broke his ribs, eye socket, knee and more. Brayden Garcia, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 31 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for eye socket 

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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 14 Jul. 2024.

Kids Definition

eye socket


Medical Definition

eye socket

: orbit

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