orbital plate

noun

Medical Definition of orbital plate

1 : the part of the frontal bone forming most of the top of the orbit
2 : a thin plate of bone forming the lateral wall enclosing the ethmoidal air cells and forming part of the side of the orbit next to the nose

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“Orbital plate.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/orbital%20plate. Accessed 18 Jan. 2022.

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