retrobulbar

adjective
ret·​ro·​bul·​bar | \ -ˈbəl-bər, -ˌbär How to pronounce retrobulbar (audio) \

Medical Definition of retrobulbar

: situated, occurring, or administered behind the eyeball a retrobulbar injection

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“Retrobulbar.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/retrobulbar. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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