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Medical Term:

floor of orbit


Definition: the floor of the orbit; the shortest of the four walls of the orbit, sloping upward from the orbital margin; it is composed of the maxilla and orbital process of the palatine bone.

Synonym(s): paries inferior orbitaeTA, inferior wall of orbit

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