lateral wall of orbit

lat·er·al wall of or·bit

[TA]
a triangular wall of the orbit formed by the zygomatic bone, the greater wing of the sphenoid bone, and a small part of the frontal bone; posteriorly it is bounded by the superior and inferior orbital fissures.
Synonym(s): paries lateralis orbitae [TA]
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Subsequently Royle (1973), Siddiqui (1978), Santoneto et al (1984) Mysorekar and Nandedkar (1987) all studied the groove in the lateral wall of orbit and postulated the cause to be an anastomosis between middle meningeal artery and infra orbital artery.