1838, from medical Latin periorbita, a hybrid from Greek peri (see) + Latin orbita (see ).
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Periorbital, per-i-or′bi-tal, adj. pertaining to the orbit of the eye.
Periorbital abscess generally pushes the eye to one side; otherwise the symptoms are similar to the foregoing.
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periorbital in Medicine periorbital [pĕr′ē-ôr′bĭ-tl] adj.
- Situated around the orbit of the eye.
- Of, relating to, or characterizing the periorbit.