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in·fra·or·bit·al

(in'fră-ōr'bi-tăl),
Below or beneath the orbit.
Synonym(s): suborbital

infraorbital

/in·fra·or·bi·tal/ (-or´bĭ-t'l) suborbital; under, or on the inferior surface of, the orbit.

infraorbital

[in′frə·ôr′bitəl]
Etymology: L, infra, below, orbita, wheeltrack
pertaining to the area beneath the floor of the bony cavity in which the eyeball is located.

infraorbital

adjective Referring to a structure or space below the orbit of the eye.

infraorbital

Lying below the ORBIT.

in·fra·or·bit·al

(in'fră-ōr'bi-tăl)
Denotes below or beneath the orbit of the eye.

infraorbital

lying under or on the floor of the orbit.

infraorbital nerve block
can be used for surgery about the upper lip and the nostrils. It requires locating the nerve where it emerges from the infraorbital foramen.