bony orbit

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  • In the wild buffalo the eye is always deeply set, well protected by the edge of the bony orbit, and perfect in form and expression. Cited from The Extermination of the American Bison, by William T. Hornaday
  • The absence of the eye will cause a small bony orbit, a constricted mucosal socket, short eyelids, reduced palpebral fissure and malar prominence.
  • The skull has no sub-orbital pit or fissure, and the bony orbit is prominent; grinders with a well-developed supplementary lobe; cannon bone short. Cited from Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon, Robert A. Sterndale
  • The framework that binds the orbital fat pad into the orbit, it also binds the palpebra to the bony orbit.
  • Sir W. Elliot informs me that in the living bird the eye seems remarkably large and prominent, and the same fact is noticed in the Persian treatise; but the bony orbit is barely larger than that in the rock-pigeon. Cited from Animals and Plants under Domestication V 1, Darwin
  • A needle (22-27 Gauge, 3cm long) is inserted at the inferolateral border of the bony orbit and directed straight back until it has passed the equator of the globe.