Below or beneath the orbit. SYN: suborbital.

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in·fra·or·bit·al .in-frə-'ȯr-bət-əl adj situated beneath the orbit <the \infraorbital prominence of the cheekbones>

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in·fra·or·bi·tal (in″frə-orґbĭ-təl) lying under, or on the inferior surface of, the orbit. Called also suborbital.

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  • infraorbital — |infrə+ adjective Etymology: infra + orbital : situated beneath the orbit infraorbital bone * * * infraorbital /in frə örˈbi tl/ adjective Situated below the orbit of the eye ORIGIN: L īnfrā below …   Useful english dictionary

  • infraorbital — Eng. Infraorbital Ver infraorbitario …   Diccionario de oftalmología

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  • infraorbital — in|fra|or|bi|tal* <zu ↑infra... u. ↑orbital> unterhalb der Augenhöhle gelegen (bes. von Gefäßen od. Nerven; Med.) …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • infraorbital — in·fra·orbital …   English syllables

  • Infraorbital margin — Skull, anterior view, with infraorbital margin labeled in red. Latin margo infraorbitalis The infraorbital margin is the lower margin of the orbita …   Wikipedia

  • infraorbital artery — n a branch or continuation of the maxillary artery that runs along the infraorbital groove with the infraorbital nerve and passes through the infraorbital foramen to give off branches which supply the face just below the eye * * * arteria… …   Medical dictionary

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