eye socket definition

  • noun:
    • The bony hole which contains the eyeball and its associated muscles, vessels, and nerves. In people, seven bones form each bony orbit:
    • the bony hole within the head containing the eyeball
    • The bony cavity containing the eyeball as well as its connected muscles, vessels, and nerves. In people, seven bones make up each bony orbit:
    • the bony cavity inside skull containing the eyeball

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