infraorbital foramen


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in·fra·or·bit·al fo·ra·men

[TA]
the external opening of the infraorbital canal, on the anterior surface of the body of the maxilla.
Synonym(s): foramen infraorbitale [TA]

in·fra·or·bit·al for·a·men

(in'fră-ōr'bi-tăl fōr-ā'mĕn) [TA]
The external opening of the infraorbital canal, on the anterior surface of the body of the maxilla.

in·fra·or·bit·al for·a·men

(in'fră-ōr'bi-tăl fōr-ā'mĕn) [TA]
External opening of infraorbital canal on anterior surface of body of maxilla.
References in periodicals archive ?
Faig-Leite, "Infraorbital foramen location in dry human skulls," Brazilian Journal of Morphological Sciences, vol.
Caption: Figure 4: Sonoanatomy and ultrasound-guided injection technique for the infraorbital nerve: (a) the transducer position (yellow rectangle), (b) ultrasound image of the infraorbital nerve (white solid arrow) from the infraorbital foramen, (c) introducing the needle in the lateral-tomedial direction using the in-plane approach to target the infraorbital nerve, and (d) power Doppler image of the infraorbital vessels.
The angles between the line crossing the bilateral infraorbital foramen (LBIF) and IA ([angle][alpha]) in the patients with edentulous jaws were 3.27[degrees] smaller than the ones in the patients with dentulous jaws (P < 0.05), whereas the widths of alveolar crest at the starting point were 1.28 mm narrower compared to the patients with dentulous jaws (P < 0.05).
The most common shape of infraorbital foramen found in the present study is oval (39%) followed by semilunar (27%).
Depth of anterior jugal--hugely expanded, more than 1/2 width of infraorbital foramen (1); broad, but less than 1/2 width of infraorbital foramen (2); narrow (3).
Nwankwo, "Anthropometric measurement of infraorbital foramen in south-east and south-south Nigeria," National Journal of Medical Research, vol.
Interpreting this, it can be said that the structure of the IOF is similar in the skulls of the late Byzantine period and those of the modern period, and that no differences have occurred in the infraorbital foramen with the passing of time.
Detailed studies on infraorbital foramen and canal were undertaken in different races from time to time, e.g., in Koreans (Hwang & Baik, 1999; Lee et al., 2006), Brazilians (Elias et al., 2004) and Egyptians (Hindy & Abdel-Raouf, 1993).
The aim of the study was to establish morphometrically the infraorbital foramen size and location in human foetuses, the area where this information was scanty.
An important landmark in obtaining this block is the facial tuberosity, and the estimated distance between it and the infraorbital foramen from which the infraorbital nerve emanates.