periorbital

adj.

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

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periorbital

[pĕr′ē-ôrbĭ-tl]
adj.
  1. Situated around the orbit of the eye.
  2. Of, relating to, or characterizing the periorbit.
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