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Medical Term:

orbital surface of greater wing of sphenoid bone


the roughly quadrilateral plate formed by the greater wing of the sphenoid bone that makes up most of the lateral wall of the orbit; limited by the superior and inferior orbital fissures.

Synonym(s): facies orbitalis alaris majoris ossis sphenoidalisTA

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