periorbital

adj.

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


Nearby words

  1. perionychium,
  2. perioophoritis,
  3. perioophorosalpingitis,
  4. perioperative,
  5. periorbit,
  6. periorchitis,
  7. periosteal bud,
  8. periosteal graft,
  9. periosteo-,
  10. periosteoma

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Medicine definitions for periorbital

periorbital

[ pĕr′ē-ôrbĭ-tl ]

adj.

Situated around the orbit of the eye.
Of, relating to, or characterizing the periorbit.

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