postorbital

[ pohst-awr-bi-tl ]
/ poʊstˈɔr bɪ tl /

adjective Anatomy, Zoology.

located behind the orbit or socket of the eye.

Origin of postorbital

First recorded in 1825–35; post- + orbital
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British Dictionary definitions for postorbital

postorbital
/ (pəʊstˈɔːbɪtəl) /

adjective

anatomy situated behind the eye or the eye socket
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Medicine definitions for postorbital

postorbital
[ pōst-ôrbĭ-tl ]

adj.

Situated behind the socket of the eye.
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