superior orbital fissure

superior orbital fissure n ORBITAL FISSURE (a)

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  • Superior orbital fissure — Infobox Bone Name = Superior orbital fissure Latin = fissura orbitalis superior GraySubject = 201 GrayPage = 900 Caption = 1 Foramen ethmoidale, 2 Canalis opticus, 3 Fissura orbitalis superior, 4 Fossa sacci lacrimalis, 5 Sulcus infraorbitalis, 6 …   Wikipedia

  • superior orbital fissure syndrome — deep orbital and unilateral frontal headache with progressive sixth, third, and fourth cranial nerve palsies, with oculomotor paralysis, diminution of the field of vision, and other ocular changes; it occurs either as a result of a meningioma of… …   Medical dictionary

  • orbital fissure — n either of two openings transmitting nerves and blood vessels to or from the orbit: a) one situated superiorly between the greater wing and the lesser wing of the sphenoid bone called also superior orbital fissure, supraorbital fissure b) one… …   Medical dictionary

  • orbital fissure superior — fissura orbitalis superior …   Medical dictionary

  • orbital fissure — noun : either of two openings transmitting nerves and blood vessels to or from the orbit with a superior lying between the greater and the lesser wing of the sphenoid bone and an inferior between the greater wing of the sphenoid and the maxilla …   Useful english dictionary

  • Inferior orbital fissure — The lateral wall and the floor of the orbit are separated posteriorly by the inferior orbital fissure which transmits the maxillary nerve and its zygomatic branch, the infraorbital vessels, and the ascending branches from the sphenopalatine… …   Wikipedia

  • Orbital part of frontal bone — Frontal bone. Outer surface. (The Pars orbitalis is the bottom third.) F …   Wikipedia

  • Orbital lamina of ethmoid bone — Ethmoid bone from the right side. (Lamina papyracea visible at center left.) …   Wikipedia

  • Superior oblique muscle — Superior oblique Rectus muscles: 2 = superior, 3 = inferior, 4 = medial, 5 = lateral Oblique muscles: 6 = superior, 8 = inferior Other muscle: 9 = levator palpebrae superioris …   Wikipedia

  • Orbital fascia — Gray s subject #227 1025 The Orbital Fascia forms the periosteum of the orbit. It is loosely connected to the bones and can be readily separated from them. Behind, it is united with the dura mater by processes which pass through the optic foramen …   Wikipedia


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