Glabellar
Glabella Gla*bel"la, n.; pl. {Glabell[ae]}. [NL., fr. L. glabellus hairless, fr. glaber bald.] (Anat.) The space between the eyebrows, also including the corresponding part of the frontal bone; the mesophryon. -- {Gla*bel"lar}, a. [1913 Webster]

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  • glabellar — adjective see glabella …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • glabellar — See glabella. * * * …   Universalium

  • glabellar — adjective Of, or pertaining to, the glabella See Also: preglabellar …   Wiktionary

  • glabellar — gla·bel·lar …   English syllables

  • glabellar — adjective of or relating to the glabella • Pertains to noun: ↑glabella • Derivationally related forms: ↑glabella …   Useful english dictionary

  • Glabellar reflex — is a primitive reflex. It is elicited by repetitive tapping on the forehead. Subjects blink in response to the first several taps. If the blinking persists, this is known as Myerson s sign and is abnormal.The afferent sensory signals are… …   Wikipedia

  • glabellar lines — a type of dynamic lines consisting of vertical creases in the skin of the forehead near the glabella that become more prominent when the person frowns. Called also frown lines. Glabellar lines …   Medical dictionary

  • glabellar reflex — glabella tap reflex reflex blinking of the eyes when the glabella is tapped; normally the patient stops blinking after the second or third tap, but in Parkinson disease and certain kinds of cerebral degeneration the blinking continues even when… …   Medical dictionary

  • glabellar wrinkles — see under line …   Medical dictionary

  • glabella — glabellar, adj. /gleuh bel euh/, n., pl. glabellae / bel ee/. Anat. the flat area of bone between the eyebrows, used as a craniometric point. [1590 1600; < NL, fem. of L glabellus smooth, hairless, equiv. to glaber without hair, smooth + lus dim …   Universalium

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