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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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We observed high significance with subnasale to gnathion in the ovoid facial form, whereas for the square form both subnasale to gnathion and nasion to subnasale were highly significant, and in square tapering form glabella to subnasale was also highly significant.
Apparently they are conspecific and belong to Rhinoferus Balashova, differing from its younger relatives in having, analogously to all other Hunnebergian-Billingenian isotelines, ill-defined furrows on the posterior parts of the glabella.
Use discretion, though; it would be chancy at best to greet a young woman with "Girl, I dig your glabella.
Glabella (excluding the occipital ring) about 60-65% as long and about 45-50% as wide as the cranidium, bordered laterally by deep axial furrows.
Moreover, we checked the eyeglasses position using a puttysilicon (Elite HD, Zhermack; Badia Polesine, Italy) during the first appointment: the silicon was positioned in the glabella region and the eyeglasses were pressed on it until the correct position was gained.
Rozase'nin eritemi baslangicta gunes, isi degisiklikleri, sicak icecekler, alkol ve baharatli yiyeceklerle belirgin hale gelirken, zamanla yanaklar, glabella ve cenede olusan telenjiektaziler bu bolgelerde kalici eriteme neden olabilir.
The nasal necrosis had become sharply demarcated along the glabella and the facial-nasal junctions (figure 1).
The glabella area -- the vertical lines between the eyebrow -- costs pounds 155 and crows feet cost around pounds 200.
Cyrtometopinine with subrectangular slightly expanding glabella, possessing broad, relatively low trapezoidal anterior lobe (LA); medially it slopes down together with the anterior border.
BOTOX is one of the most recognizable injectable treatments and is most commonly used to treat forehead movement lines and the glabella region (skin between the eyebrows and above the nose).
The preoccipital glabella is subconical in outline, rounded anteriorly, 68-72% of the cephalic length (glabellar spine excluded), and 30-35% of the cephalic width posteriorly.