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eye socket

[′ī ‚säk·ət]
(anatomy)
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In a medical first, surgeons repaired Stephen Power's cheekbone and eye socket using the cutting-edge technology to plan and execute an eight-hour operation.
In a similar fashion, the surgeons then rebuilt Bowen's lower eye sockets, the bridge of the nose and premaxillary bone, which is part of the jaw, by attaching the titanium mask.
He'll make one full wrap around the back end of the eye sockets (behind the weight), add another wrap around the front of the eye sockets (ahead of the weight and around the leader's standing end) and then finish with about six wraps around the base of the jaws (behind the swivel) to secure the rig.
We found that as light levels decrease, humans are getting bigger eye sockets, which suggests that their eyeballs are getting bigger.
Like yours, each of Goodman's eyeballs is nestled into a hollow area in her skull called an eye socket.
They take the eyes and put them in a puppet head that's a little too small, and the eye looks back at myself with the big black empty eye sockets and blood.
We also had to make cuts in the bonesaround the eye sockets to move his eyes into a more normal position.
Graumann worked for a time in the neuroscience and dermatology department at a hospital in Geneva, and here he created a sculpturally fantastic ensemble from the little objects one typically finds by a patient's bed: Surrounded by the sweeping oval of a cannula, pill cups in primary colors are piled up along with a gleaming, silver-colored plastic plate topped with meringue; a CD shining in rainbow colors rests on a paper doily with an enormous nail that has pierced a tin-foil ball; on the very top of the plastic-cup tower is a little polystyrene skull with silver rays (in the form of pipe cleaners) beaming from its dark eye sockets, gleaming in the bright museum light.
Close your eyes and feel the bony rims of the eye sockets.
Bush's hollow eye sockets protrude with oil wells penetrating permafrost in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge's "Coastal Plain," America's "Serengeti.
Mr Brownson suffered serious facial injuries - two broken cheek bones, fractures to eye sockets and a fractured jaw.
Father-of-three Mr Stephen Coleman died after contracting meningitis through fractures in his nose and eye sockets, said prosecutor Mr Nicholas Atkinson QC.