orbitopathy

Disease of the orbit and its contents.
- dysthyroid o. inflammation of the orbit in Graves disease.
- Graves o. SYN: Graves ophthalmopathy.

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or·bi·top·a·thy (or″bĭ-topґə-the) [orbit + -pathy] disease affecting the orbit and its contents.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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