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Medical Term:

orbital plate of ethmoid bone


Definition: a thin plate of ethmoid bone forming part of the medial wall of the orbit and the lateral wall for the ethmoidal labyrinth.

Synonym(s): lamina orbitalis ossis ethmoidalisTA, lamina papyracea, orbital lamina of ethmoid bone, orbital layer of ethmoid bone, orbital plate, paper plate, papyraceous plate

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