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or·bi·ta·lis mus·cle

(ōr-bi-tā'lis mŭs'ĕl)
A rudimentary nonstriated muscle, crossing the infraorbital groove and sphenomaxillary fissure, intimately united with the periosteum of the orbit.
Synonym(s): musculus orbitalis [TA] , orbital muscle.


Heinrich, German anatomist, 1820-1864.
Müller fibers - (1) circular fibers - (2) sustentacular neuroglial cells of the retina. Synonym(s): Müller radial cells
Müller muscle - Synonym(s): circular fibers; orbitalis muscle; superior tarsal muscle
Müller radial cells - Synonym(s): Müller fibers (2)
Müller trigone - the floor of the supraoptic recess of the third ventricle.
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For AAPOX in particular, computed tomography scanning may reveal preseptal and anterior orbital involvement with occasional posterior tracking along or within the orbital muscles and fat, usually sparing the optic nerve and connective tissues.
Contents of orbit with eye ball were completely detached from inferior wall of bony orbit and removed out with all orbital muscles and short stumps of related nerves.
Variations and anomalies of the human orbital muscles. Surgical and Radiologic Anatomy Volume 21, Issue 1, pp 69-76 DOI 10.1007/BF01635057.