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lateral wall of orbit

 

Definition: a triangular wall of the orbit formed by the zygomatic bone, the greater wing of the sphenoid bone, and a small part of the frontal bone; posteriorly it is bounded by the superior and inferior orbital fissures.

Synonym(s): paries lateralis orbitaeTA

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