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preorbital

adjective pre·orbital

Definition of preorbital

1 :situated in front of the orbit
  • the preorbital membrane bone of bony fishes
2 :occurring before going into or being in orbit

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Origin and Etymology of preorbital

pre- + orbit + -al


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preorbital

noun \ " \

Definition of preorbital

:a preorbital part; especially :a large membrane bone that is situated just in front of the orbit in many teleost fishes

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