orbital cavity

orbital cavity
noun
the bony cavity in the skull containing the eyeball
Syn: ↑eye socket, ↑orbit, ↑cranial orbit
Derivationally related forms: ↑orbital (for: ↑orbit)
Hypernyms: ↑cavity, ↑bodily cavity, ↑cavum
Part Holonyms: ↑skull
Part Meronyms: ↑lacrimal bone

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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