supraorbital ridge

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Synonyms for supraorbital ridge

a ridge on the frontal bone above the eye socket

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Although being related to us means their anatomy had a human-like look to it, there were differences in places like their (http://www.bbc.com/earth/story/20170214-your-face-is-probably-more-primitive-than-a-neanderthals) skull shapes that would have made it difficult for them to blend in today - large heads and faces, pronounced noses and brow ridges and flat foreheads, to name a few.
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Neanderthals were heavily built and muscular, with projecting faces, large teeth, low foreheads, heavy brow ridges, and chinless jaws.