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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

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

gla·bel′lar adj.

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

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]
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A less vaulted in the middle, but slightly hanging in front glabella was listed by Farsan (1998) as another difference between the Afghan specimens assigned to Omegops cornelius and those affiliated to the Omegops accipitrinus group.
Ancestry had a significant effect on mastoid process scores for all three observers, while ancestry additionally had an effect on nuchal crest, supraorbital margin, and glabella scores for Observer A and glabella and mental eminence scores for Observer B.
There are two muscles responsible for glabellar wrinkles: the procerus muscle contracts down toward the medial edge of the muscle and causes horizontal lines in the glabella, while the corrugator superciliaris muscle pulls down and in toward the medial end of the muscle, thus creating vertical lines in the area.
[sup][1],[6],[7] Our results show that the direction above the glabella was most reliable in the majority of the patients [Figure 2], it is different from Ward et al .
A second case series, published in 2013, describes 50 female patients, one-half depressed and one-half non-depressed, all of whom received 20 units of BTA into the glabella. (15) At 12 weeks, depression scores in the depressed group had decreased by 54% (14.9 point drop on Beck Depression Inventory [BDI], P < .001) and self-esteem scores had increased significantly.
The length of the skull is the distance from the glabella (the midpoint between the eyebrows) and the most projecting point at the back of the head (inion).
For recording ear position, a line was drawn passing through the glabella parallel to the interpupillary line.
Anti-wrinkle treatments contain a protein that stops neurotransmitters sending messages to the particular muscle that has been injected, for example the glabella muscle between the eyes.
The characteristics such as nose tip, glabella, forehead, eyes, and lips are classified, and the regions of each characteristic are divided as shown in Figure 10.
There are a few measurements where the male average is proportionately much larger than the female average, notably glabella subtense (GLS, around 150-200%, depending on series), supraorbital subtense (SOS, around 120-170%), and the dimensions of the mastoid process (MDB and MDH, around 110-150%).
Starting as early as the age of 30, folds, furrows and creases characteristics of these lines are mainly located in the forehead and glabella. Their origin can be found in biochemical, histological and physiological changes over the years, which are exacerbated by environmental exposure, as well as frequent and constant positional pressure of the skin or repeated facial movements, caused by contraction of the muscles.
Glabella (Gl): The most forwardly projecting point in the mid-sagittal plane at the lower margin of the frontal bone.