supraorbital ridge

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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.

supraorbital ridge

n.
The curved upper border of the entrance to the eye socket. Also called supraorbital arch.
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The skull also has prominent brow ridges, which are a distinctly human hallmark not seen outside our own genus, or species family, Homo.
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