orbital process n.
The anterior and larger of the two processes at the upper extremity of the vertical plate of the palatine bone, articulating with the upper jawbone and the ethmoid and sphenoid bones.
The supra-orbital foramen, which does not exist in carnivora, occupies in the horse the base of the orbital process.
The maxilla is produced in front of, but not over, the orbital process of the frontal.
The orbital process of the frontal is not wider than the downward process of the maxilla.
The lacrimal gland is situated between the orbital process and the upper part of the eyeball.
The orbital process of the left palatine bone lies inside (medial to) the palatine process of the maxillary.
The orbital process above the eye may be entirely crushed in, pressing down upon the eyeball.
Such injury to the nerve may have resulted from fracture of the orbital process of the frontal bone above the eyeball.