1. Relating to the periorbita. 2. SYN: circumorbital.

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peri·or·bit·al -'ȯr-bət-əl adj of, relating to, occurring in, or being the tissues surrounding or lining the orbit of the eye <\periorbital edema> <discoloration of the \periorbital area (Norman Levine)>

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1. around the eye socket (orbit).
2. relating to the periosteum within the orbit.

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peri·or·bi·tal (per″e-orґbĭ-təl) near or around the orbit.

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