orbital plane

n.

The orbital surface of the maxilla that lies perpendicular to the Frankfort plane at the orbitale.

Nearby words

  1. orbital angular momentum,
  2. orbital cavity,
  3. orbital gyrus,
  4. orbital index,
  5. orbital muscle,
  6. orbital process,
  7. orbital sander,
  8. orbital velocity,
  9. orbitale,
  10. orbiteer


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