supraorbital ridge

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Synonyms for supraorbital ridge

a ridge on the frontal bone above the eye socket

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Competition may explain why males have more robust skulls and brow ridges than women.
Neanderthals were heavily built and muscular, with projecting faces, large teeth, low foreheads, heavy brow ridges, and chinless jaws.
Although her skull had the prominent brow ridges, low forehead, and protruding lower face that would have made her unusual-looking to modern eyes, the structure and size of the rest of her body was very similar to ours.
The skull also has prominent brow ridges, which are a distinctly human hallmark not seen outside our own genus, or species family, Homo.
Characteristic features of these hominids include thick bones, sloping foreheads, bulging brow ridges, chinless jaws, and peg-shaped front teeth.