orbital surface of body of maxilla

orbital surface of body of maxilla

a smooth, triangular, slightly concave plate of bone extending posteriorly from the body of the maxilla to form most of the floor of the orbit.
Synonym(s): facies orbitalis maxillae [TA]

or·bi·tal sur·face of bod·y of max·il·la

(ōrbi-tăl sŭrfăs bodē mak-silă)
Smooth, triangular, slightly concave plate of bone extending posteriorly from the body of the maxilla to form most of the floor of the orbit.
Synonym(s): facies orbitalis maxillae.
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Infraorbital foramen was defined as elongated depression with well demarcated margins in the orbital surface of body of maxilla. Infraorbital canal was recognized as bony tunnel connecting the infraorbital foramen with infraorbital foramen (Fig.