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glabella

 [glah-bel´ah]
the area on the frontal bone above the nasion and between the eyebrows.

gla·bel·la

(glă-bel'ă), [TA]
1. A smooth prominence, most marked in the male, on the frontal bone above the root of the nose.
See also: antinion.
2. The most forward projecting point of the forehead in the midline at the level of the supraorbital ridges.
See also: antinion. Synonym(s): mesophryon
Synonym(s): intercilium
[L. glabellus, hairless, smooth, dim. of glaber]

glabella

/gla·bel·la/ (glah-bel´ah) the area on the frontal bone above the nasion and between the eyebrows.

glabella

(glə-bĕl′ə)
n. pl. gla·bellae (-bĕl′ē)
The smooth area between the eyebrows just above the nose.

gla·bel′lar adj.

glabella

[gləbəl′ə]
Etymology: L, glabrum, bald
a flat triangular area of bone between the two superciliary ridges of the forehead. It is sometimes used as a baseline for cephalometric measurements.

gla·bel·la

(glă-bel'ă)
1. A smooth prominence, most marked in the male, on the frontal bone above the root of the nose.
2. The most forward projecting point of the forehead in the midline at the level of the supraorbital ridges.
Synonym(s): intercilium, mesophryon.
See also: antinion
[L. glabellus, hairless, smooth, dim. of glaber]

glabella

The normally hairless area between the inner ends of the eyebrows immediately above the nose. From the Latin glabellus , hairless.

glabella

anterior projection of forehead in region of eyebrows

glabella

1. A prominent area of the frontal bone situated above the root of the nose. 2. The skin between the eyebrows, which is usually hairless. Syn. intercilium.

gla·bel·la

(glă-bel'ă)
A smooth prominence, more marked in the male, on the frontal bone above the root of the nose.
Synonym(s): intercilium, mesophryon.
[L. glabellus, hairless, smooth, dim. of glaber]

glabella (gləbel´ə),

n the smooth, elevated area on the frontal bone between the supraorbital ridges; the most anterior point on the frontal bone.
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Nasofrontal angle is an angle between a line tangent to glabella through the nasion and a line drawn tangent to nasal dorsum.
The relationship of the ear with the glabella and subnasale was observed to see if the position of the ear could be determined.
The more elongated vault shape is associated with the inferior and posterior expansion of Inion, the more anterior location of Glabella, the flattening of Bregma, and the posterior expansion of the vault in the sagittal plane.
Seborrheic dermatitis usually appears over areas that are rich in sebaceous glands, such as the lateral sides of the nose and the nasolabial folds, eyebrows, glabella, and scalp.
The most common cause of bunny lines is repeated use of Botox to the glabella, the area between the eyebrows, and forehead region," the New York Post quoted Park Avenue plastic surgeon Dr.
Five species (19%) have broad distribution and occurred with similar frequency in many strata (Oncidium uniflorum, Peperomia glabella, Philodendron corcovadense and Scaphyglottis modesta).
The space between the eyebrows is called the glabella.
Another blind procedure, the doctor would need to drill into the skull, in the area of the coronal suture and glabella (top of the forehead).