supraorbital ridge

Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to supraorbital ridge: Supraorbital Margin, nuchal crest
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Synonyms for supraorbital ridge

a ridge on the frontal bone above the eye socket

References in periodicals archive ?
On extraoral examination: This patient also had classical triad of hypohidrosis, hypotrichosis, and hypodontia along with prominent supraorbital ridge and forehead, sunken cheeks, depressed nasal bridge, and protruded lips.
They sometimes are seen over the supraorbital ridge and zygoma.
Sometimes this landmark is defined with respect to the superciliary arch or to the supraorbital ridge.
Anterior scalp flap was then everted to expose the supraorbital ridges and the whole lateral orbital walls bilaterally.
Morphological characteristics of the cranium (prominent supraorbital ridges, rugose nuchal area, blunt supraorbital margins, and square chin) and metric analysis (femur midshaft diameter, Black 1978) indicate that this individual is male.