eye socket

eye socket
The bony cavity which contains the eyeball and its associated muscles, vessels, and nerves. In humans, seven bones make up each bony orbit:

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  • eye socket — n ORBIT * * * orbita …   Medical dictionary

  • eye socket — eye ,socket noun count one of the two parts of your face that your eyes fit into …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • eye socket — ► NOUN ▪ the cavity in the skull which encloses an eyeball with its surrounding muscles …   English terms dictionary

  • eye socket — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms eye socket : singular eye socket plural eye sockets one of the two parts of your face that your eyes fit into …   English dictionary

  • eye socket — eye sockets N COUNT Your eye sockets are the two hollow parts on either side of your face, where your eyeballs are …   English dictionary

  • eye socket — eye′ sock et n. anat. orbit 5) …   From formal English to slang

  • eye socket — the socket or orbit of the eye. [1835 45] * * * …   Universalium

  • eye socket — /ˈaɪ sɒkət/ (say uy sokuht) noun the socket or orbit of the eye …  

  • eye socket — hollow part of the body into which the eye fits …   English contemporary dictionary

  • eye socket — noun Date: circa 1844 orbit I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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