orbital tubercle (of zygomatic bone)(redirected from eminentia orbitalis (ossis zygomatici))
or·bi·tal tu·ber·cle (of zygomatic bone)[TA]
a small elevation on the orbital surface of the zygomatic bone, just within the orbital margin, about 1 cm below the zygomaticofrontal suture; attaches to the lateral check ligament, the lateral palpebral ligament, and the suspensory ligament of the eyeball.
Synonym(s): tuberculum orbitale ossis zygomatici [TA], eminentia orbitalis (ossis zygomatici), orbital eminence of zygomatic bone, Whitnall tubercle
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