Inferior orbital fissure
The lateral wall and the floor of the orbit are separated posteriorly by the inferior orbital fissure which transmits the maxillary nerve and its zygomatic branch, the infraorbital vessels, and the ascending branches from the sphenopalatine ganglion.
|Inferior orbital fissure|
|The skull from the front. (Label for inferior orbital fissure is at center right.)|
|1 Foramen ethmoidale, 2 Canalis opticus, 3 Fissura orbitalis superior, 4 Fossa sacci lacrimalis, 5 Sulcus infraorbitalis, 6 Fissura orbitalis inferior, 7 Foramen infraorbitale|
|Latin||f. orbitalis inferior|
|Gray's||subject #46 189|
- Norman/Georgetown lesson3 (orbitforamina) (#3)
- Roche Lexicon - illustrated navigator, at Elsevier 34256.000-1
- Roche Lexicon - illustrated navigator, at Elsevier 34257.000-1
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