supraorbital notch

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]

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.

supraorbital notch

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

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.
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In this study, measurements were made on cadaveric dry skulls from South India to determine the location and dimensions of the supraorbital notch (SON) or the supraorbital foramen (SOF).
1); height of the supraorbital foramen that is vertical distance between the lowest point along the lower margin of the SOF and supra orbital margin; transverse diameter of supraorbital notch that is transverse distance between the lower ends of medial and lateral margins of the SON; the presence of accessory foramina, their number, location and distance from the main SON/SOF.
Normally, the supraorbital notch (SON) or supraorbital foramen (SOF) is situated along the supraorbital margin, which is entirely formed by the frontal bone.
There is a wide range of reports available regarding the frequency of the supraorbital foramen and supraorbital notch.
Locational relationship of the supraorbital notch or foramen and infraorbital and mental foramina in Koreans.
The blood supply originates from the ethmoidal and supraorbital arteries, and the venous drainage takes place at the anastomotic vein located in the supraorbital notch, binding the supraorbital and superior ophthalmic veins.
et al: Locational relationship of the supraorbital notch or foramen and infraorbital and mental foramina in Koreans.
et al (1995),Locational relationship of the supraorbital notch or foramen and infraorbital and mental foramina in Koreans.