supraorbital ridge


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Related to supraorbital ridge: Supraorbital Margin, nuchal crest

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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Along with this, the child had dry skin, sunken cheeks, depressed nasal bridge, protruded lips, prominent frontal bone, and supraorbital ridges [Figure 1].
The upper third of the face consists of the frontal bone, the temporal bone, the frontal sinuses or glabella, the supraorbital ridge and the roof of the orbits.
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