suspensory ligament of eyeball

n.

A thickening of the inferior part of the bulbar sheath that supports the eye within its orbit.

Nearby words

  1. suspensory,
  2. suspensory bandage,
  3. suspensory ligament,
  4. suspensory ligament of axilla,
  5. suspensory ligament of breast,
  6. suspensory ligament of lens,
  7. suspensory ligament of ovary,
  8. suspensory muscle of duodenum,
  9. suspicion,
  10. suspicional


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