Definition of Orbitale
1. Noun. The craniometric point at the lowest point on the lower edge of the orbit.
Medical Definition of Orbitale
1. In cephalometrics, the lowermost point in the lower margin of the bony orbit that may be felt under the skin. Origin: L. Of an orbit (05 Mar 2000)
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Literary usage of Orbitale
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1. Manual of Practical Anatomy by Daniel John Cunningham (1903)
"Dissection of the Eyelids to show the septum orbitale and the tendinous expansion of the levator ..."
2. Manual of Practical Anatomy by Daniel John Cunningham (1901)
"Dissection of the eyelids to show the septum orbitale and the tendinous expansion of the levator palpe- brae superioris. (From Testut, modified. ..."
3. Text-book of Ophthalmology by Ernst Fuchs (1911)
"have been removed from the lids and the parts surrounding them, so that the septum orbitale lies exposed to view within the bony circumference of the ..."
4. Medico-Chirurgical Transactions by Royal Medical and Chirurgical Society of London (1846)
"Another tumour was seen, extending from the upper edge of the petrous portion of the temporal bone to the foramen lacerum orbitale, and covered by dura ..."
5. A Manual of Examinations: Upon Anatomy, Physiology, Surgery, Practice of by John Livingston Ludlow (1867)
"The ophthalmic passes through the foramen lace- rum orbitale inferius, and sends off a frontal branch, a nasal branch, a lachrymal branch, and brunches to ..."
6. The New Sydenham Society's Lexicon of Medicine and the Allied Sciences ...by Henry Power, Leonard William Sedgwick, New Sydenham Society by Henry Power, Leonard William Sedgwick, New Sydenham Society (1888)
"... orbitale. ... orbitale. F. supe rius et rna'jus. (L. superior, that is above; et, and; major, greater. ..."