orbital cavity

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Synonyms for orbital cavity

the bony cavity in the skull containing the eyeball

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We found signs of nests and tunnels in the jaw (an open socket of the lower right second premolar), orbital cavity and nasal passages.
11) Orbital pain can arise from inflammation, fibrosis leading to socket contracture, and bony erosion of orbital cavity.
3%), which due to the mass effect in the orbital cavity, resulted mostly in proptosis (63.
The infraorbital foramen lies bilaterally in the maxillary bone, below the edge of orbital cavity.
Conversely, cavefish raised in the same conditions showed no increase in variation in the size of their eye orbits (although the cave fish have no eyes, their skulls retain the orbital cavity where their eyes once were).