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Medical Term:

orbital septum

Definition

a fibrous membrane attached to the margin of the orbit and extending into the lids, containing the orbital fat and constituting in great part the posterior fascia of the orbicularis oculi muscle.

Synonym(s): septum orbitaleTA

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