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medial wall of orbit

 

Definition: the thin, rectangular wall of the orbit formed by the orbital plate of the ethmoid, lacrimal, frontal, and a small part of the sphenoid bones; the fossa for the lacrimal sac lies at its anterior limit.

Synonym(s): paries medialis orbitaeTA

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