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periorbital

adj.

1838, from medical Latin periorbita, a hybrid from Greek peri (see peri-) + Latin orbita (see orbit).

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periorbital in Medicine

periorbital per·i·or·bit·al (pěr'ē-ôr'bĭ-tl)
adj.

  1. Situated around the orbit of the eye.

  2. Of, relating to, or characterizing the periorbit.

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