supraorbital margin

(redirected from margo supraorbitalis)

su·pra·or·bi·tal mar·gin

[TA]
the superior half of the orbital rim, which constitutes the curved superior border of the orbital opening, formed by the frontal bone. See: orbital margin.

su·pra·or·bi·tal mar·gin

(sū'pră-ōr'bit-ăl mahr'jin) [TA]
The superior half of the orbital rim, which constitutes the curved superior border of the orbital opening, formed by the frontal bone.
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045), and this tendency towards virilization of older female skulls can also be observed in the margo supraorbitalis (p = 0.
A "sharpening" of the margo supraorbitalis was defined by Broca (1875) as a female characteristic and has been used as such since then.