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Eye socket

Eye socket

Generally the orbit, although the true socket for the eyeball, into which a prosthetic eye would be inserted, is formed by the fascial sheath of the eyeball.

Synonym: orbit.

tooth socket, a socket in the alveolar process of the maxilla or mandible, into which each tooth fits and is attached by means of the periodontal ligament.

Synonym: alveolus dentalis, alveolus.


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Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... This is not just my view. W. R. Jeffery ( 2005 ) Adaptive Evolution of Eye Degeneration in the Mexican Blind Cavefish put it this way. http://jhered.oxfordjournals.org/content/96/3/185.full ... surface-dwelling individuals to totally blind ones with the eye socket covered with tissue and no evident ...

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by scottie
Sun Dec 25, 2011 1:01 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
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Hobbit Skull Comparison Software's Unexpected Result.

... is an island dwarf of a more distant ancestor it had a very important eye angle. And here's another recreation that is on the web. The shape of ... This one seems to have a more aboriginal eye socket. http://www.boneclones.com/images/bc-031-md.jpg http://www.boneclones.com/BC-031.htm ...

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by GaryGaulin
Wed May 06, 2009 7:22 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Hobbit Skull Comparison Software's Unexpected Result.
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Views: 25396

Hobbit Skull Comparison Software's Unexpected Result.

... two skulls were each made a separate image on a black background with eye and mouth level traced with a green line. It was then easy to write software ... It seems that part of the eye socket of the hobbit is missing so one should be taller but I traced what ...

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by GaryGaulin
Tue May 05, 2009 10:56 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Hobbit Skull Comparison Software's Unexpected Result.
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Views: 25396

Future Human Evolution

... choices, I thought back to when I was a teenager and right away big-eyed Sally Field superstar was smiling back at me. https://dvdsorce.ipower.com/store/images/P/the%20flying%20nun.jpg ... together, where the hobbit humanoid has only slightly more than one eye socket distance. http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_Hbo7Ung0Hbg/SaBoT6fhL0I/AAAAAAAAACY/ccUU2e5XrrY/s320/LB1+and+modern+human.jpg ...

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by GaryGaulin
Sat May 02, 2009 9:21 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Future Human Evolution
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Views: 73209

Re: The Axial Skeleton Helllllp!!??

... canal and superior orbital fissure. the cranial nerves that move the eye muscles (abducent, occulomotor and trochlear nerves), the nerve that ... travel through these. the ethmoid bone forms the part of the eye socket and parts of the nose. it also forms a small part of the cranial base ...

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by Revenged
Mon Feb 25, 2008 3:53 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Axial Skeleton Helllllp!!??
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