|Ethmoid bone from the right side. (Lamina papyracea visible at center left.)|
|The seven bones which articulate to form the orbit. (Ethmoid is brown.)|
|Latin||lamina orbitalis ossis ethmoidalis, os planum|
|Gray's||subject #36 155|
The lateral surface of the labyrinth of the ethmoid bone is formed of a thin, smooth, oblong plate, the lamina papyracea (or orbital lamina), which covers in the middle and posterior ethmoidal cells and forms a large part of the medial wall of the orbit.
- SUNY Labs 29:st-0201 - "Orbits and Eye: Bones"
- Roche Lexicon - illustrated navigator, at Elsevier 34256.000-2
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