supraorbital notch

(redirected from incisura supraorbitalis)

su·pra·or·bi·tal notch

[TA]
a groove in the orbital margin of the frontal bone, about the junction of the medial and intermediate thirds, through which pass the supraorbital nerve and artery.
See also: supraorbital foramen.
Synonym(s): incisura supraorbitalis [TA]
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su·pra·or·bi·tal notch

(sū'pră-ōr'bit-ăl noch) [TA]
A groove in the orbital margin of the frontal bone, around the junction of the medial and intermediate thirds, through which pass the supraorbital nerve and artery.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

supraorbital notch

A notch in the superior margin of the orbital arch for transmitting supraorbital vessels and nerve.
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supraorbital notch 

An indentation in the orbital margin of the frontal bone, one-third of the way from the nose. The supraorbital nerve and vessels pass through that indentation. Occasionally it is converted into a foramen by ossification.
Millodot: Dictionary of Optometry and Visual Science, 7th edition. © 2009 Butterworth-Heinemann
References in periodicals archive ?
Incisurae des Gesichtsschadels (Incisura frontalis seu Foramen frontale, Foramen supraorbitale seu Incisura supraorbitalis, Foramen infraorbitale, Foramen mentale).