infraorbital groove

infraorbital groove n a groove in the middle of the posterior part of the bony floor of the orbit that gives passage to the infraorbital artery, vein, and nerve

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sulcus infraorbitalis.

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  • Infraorbital foramen — Infobox Bone Name = Infraorbital foramen Latin = GraySubject = 38 GrayPage = 158 Caption = The skull from the front. (Infraorbital foramen labeled at center right, under the eye.) Caption2 = Articulation of nasal and lacrimal bones with maxilla.… …   Wikipedia

  • infraorbital sulcus — sulcus infraorbitalis [TA] infraorbital groove: a groove in the orbital surface of the maxilla, commencing near the middle of the posterior edge of the surface and running anteriorly for a short distance to become continuous with the infraorbital …   Medical dictionary

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