postorbital definition

  • adjective:
    • Situated behind the socket for the attention: a postorbital bone tissue.
    • Behind the orbit of the eye.
    • Situated behind the orbit.
  • noun:
    • A postorbital bone tissue or scale.
    • In herpetology, a separate bone tissue which in some reptiles forms a posterior area of the orbit for the attention.
  • others:
    • In physiology and zoology: Situated regarding hinder part of the bony top associated with orbit associated with attention.
    • Bounding the orbit at the rear of, as another bone of sundry reptiles. Look at noun.
    • Lying backward (caudad) associated with orbit regarding the eye, on the surface for the human anatomy; postocular: since, the postorbital part of the head.
    • In entomology, lying behind the compound eyes of an insect.

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