Infraorbital canal

Infobox Bone
Name = Infraorbital canal
Latin = canalis infraorbitalis
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One of the canals of the orbital surface of the maxilla, the infraorbital canal, opens just below the margin of the orbit.

ee also

* Infraorbital foramen

External links

* [http://anatomy.uams.edu/anatomyhtml/bones_head&neck.html Description at uams.edu]


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