orbital cavity

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or·bi·tal cav·i·ty

[TA]
the space within the orbit.
Synonym(s): cavitas orbitalis [TA]

orbital cavity

(ôr′bĭ-tl)
n.
The bony cavity containing the eyeball and its associated muscles, vessels, and nerves.

or·bit

(ōr'bit) [TA]
The bony cavity containing the eyeball and its adnexa; it is formed of parts of the frontal, maxillary, sphenoid, lacrimal, zygomatic, ethmoid, and palatine bones.
Synonym(s): orbita [TA] , orbital cavity.