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postorbital

[ pohst-awr-bi-tl ]
/ poʊstˈɔr bɪ tl /
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adjective Anatomy, Zoology.
located behind the orbit or socket of the eye.
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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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