Subdivision of skeleton that is an anterolateral part of the cranium and structurally supports the eye. Includes bones formed and located in sclerotic layer of eyeball. [ TAO:0001410 http://orcid.org/0000-0002-6601-2165 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orbit_(anatomy) ]

Synonyms: eye socket bony orbit orbit of skull

This is just here as a test because I lose it

Term information

database cross reference
Subsets

uberon_slim, pheno_slim, vertebrate_core

external definition

Anatomical cluster that is a anterolateral part of the cranium and structurally supports the eye.[TAO]

external ontology notes

in FMA, this overlaps with bones such as the maxilla and sphenoid; in ZFA, individual bones are part of the orbit

id

UBERON:0001697