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orbital
1. A reference to the orbit or its contents.
2. Denoting an electron confined to its orbit in an atom, as distinguished from a free electron.
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orbital electron
An electron in an orbit within an atom or molecule, as distinguished from a free electron.
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orbitonasal; naso-orbital
Concerning the orbit and nasal cavity of the skull; such as, the orbitonasal, or ophthalmic, nerve.
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tarso-orbital
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zygomatico-orbital
Pertaining to the zygoma and the orbit; such as, the bony cavity containing the eyes.
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orbital elements
1. A set of six parameters that fix uniquely the shape, size, and orientation of a celestial body.
2. A collection of quantities that, together, describe the size, shape, and orientation of an orbit.

The classical orbital elements include the semi-major axis, eccentricity, inclination, argument of perigee, right ascension of ascending node, mean anomaly, and epoch time.

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