Supraorbital point
Supraorbital Su`pra*or"bit*al, Supraorbitar Su`pra*or"bit*ar, a. (Anat.) Situated above the orbit of the eye. [1913 Webster]

{Supraorbital point} (Anat.), the middle point of the supraorbital line, which is a line drawn across the narrowest part of the forehead, separating the face from the cranium; the ophryon. [1913 Webster]


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  • Supraorbital — Su pra*or bit*al, Supraorbitar Su pra*or bit*ar, a. (Anat.) Situated above the orbit of the eye. [1913 Webster] {Supraorbital point} (Anat.), the middle point of the supraorbital line, which is a line drawn across the narrowest part of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Supraorbitar — Supraorbital Su pra*or bit*al, Supraorbitar Su pra*or bit*ar, a. (Anat.) Situated above the orbit of the eye. [1913 Webster] {Supraorbital point} (Anat.), the middle point of the supraorbital line, which is a line drawn across the narrowest part… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • ophryon — The point on the midline of the forehead just above the glabella (1). SYN: supranasal point, supraorbital point. [G. ophrys, eyebrow] * * * ophry·on äf rē .än, ōf n a craniometric point in the median line of the forehead and immediately above the …   Medical dictionary

  • Ophryon — Oph ry*on, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ?, ?, the brow.] (Anat.) The supraorbital point. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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