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(L., sing.) eyebrow; the transverse elevation at the junction of the forehead and upper eyelid.
The crescentic line of hairs at the superior edge of the orbit.
Synonym(s): supercilium [TA]
su·per·cil·i·um, pl. supercilia (sū'pĕr-sil'ē-ŭm, -ă) [TA]
1. Synonym(s): eyebrow.
2. An individual hair of the eyebrow.
[L. fr. super, above, + cilium, eyelid]
A transverse elevation covered with hairs and situated at the junction of the forehead and upper lid. Syn. supercilium. See ophryosis.