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Skull Bone Markings – Orbital View

Frontal Bone:

  1. image descriptionSupraorbital notch or foramen (foramen supraorbitale frontalis).
Unlabelled image of the orbital view of the skull
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Orbital view of the supraorbital notch
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  1. image descriptionOrbital surface or plate (facies orbitalis frontalis).
Unlabelled image of the orbital view of the skull
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Orbital view of the orbital surface
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Sphenoid Bone:

  1. image descriptionOrbital surface of the greater wing (facies orbitalis sphenoidalis).
Unlabelled image of the orbital view of the skull
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Orbital view of the orbital surface of the greater wing of the sphenoid bone
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  1. image descriptionLesser wing (ala minor sphenoidalis).
Unlabelled image of the orbital view of the skull
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Orbital view of the lesser wing of the sphenoid bone
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  1. image descriptionOptic canal (canalis opticus sphenoidalis).
Unlabelled image of the orbital view of the skull
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Orbital view of the optic canal
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  1. image descriptionSuperior orbital fissure (fissura orbitalis superior sphenoidalis).
Unlabelled image of the orbital view of the skull
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Orbital view of the superior orbital fissure.
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Zygomatic Bone:

  1. image descriptionOrbital surface (facies orbitalis).
Unlabelled image of the orbital view of the skull
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Orbital view of the orbital surface of the zygomatic bone.
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Ethmoid Bone:

  1. image descriptionOrbital plate (laminal orbitalis ethmoidalis).
Unlabelled image of the orbital view of the skull
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Orbital view of the orbital plate of the ethmoid bone.
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Lacrimal Bone:

  1. image descriptionLacrimal groove (sulcus lacrimalis).
Unlabelled image of the orbital view of the skull
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Orbital view of the lacrimal groove
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Maxilla Bone:

  1. image descriptionOrbital surface (facies orbitalis maxillae).
Unlabelled image of the orbital view of the skull
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Orbital view of the orbital surface of the maxilla bone.
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  1. image descriptionInfraorbital foramen (foramen infraorbitale maxillae).
Unlabelled image of the orbital view of the skull
Labelled image of the infraorbital foramen of the skull
Labelled image of the infraobrital foramen of the skull with divisions shown
Orbital view of the infraorbital foramen
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Between Bones:

  1. image descriptionInferior orbital fissure (fissura orbitalis inferior).
Unlabelled image of the orbital view of the skull
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Orbital view of the inferior orbital fissure.
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Orbital view of the skull bone markings - test yourself
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