eye socket

eye socket (plural eye sockets)

  1. (anatomy) The bony cavity which contains the eyeball and its associated muscles, vessels, and nerves. In humans, seven bones make up each bony orbit.
Synonyms Translations
  • French: orbite, cavité oculaire, orbite crânienne, orbite de l'œil
  • German: Augenhöhle; Orbita (scientific)
  • Portuguese: órbita
  • Russian: глазна́я впа́дина
  • Spanish: cuenca

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