Definition of Superciliary arch

1. Noun. A ridge on the frontal bone above the eye socket.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Superciliary Arch

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superchemical
supercherie
supercheries
superchery
superchic
superchilled
superchondritic
superchron
superchrons
superchurch
superchurches
supercilia
superciliaries
superciliary
superciliary arch (current term)
superciliary ridge
supercilious
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superciliousness
supercilium
supercircle
supercircles
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supercities
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supercivilized

Literary usage of Superciliary arch

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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"It generally lacks a bony superciliary arch; skin and eyes are brown to black; the hair black, short and frizzly or woolly; the no« flat and broad; ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"It generally lacks a bony superciliary arch; skin and eyes are brown to black; the hair black, short and frizzly or woolly; the nose flat and broad; ..."

3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"It generally lacks a bony superciliary arch; skin and eyes are brown to black; the hair black, short and frizzly Or woolly; the nose flat and broad; ..."

4. Publications by English Dialect Society (1895)
"that the forehead retreats immediately above the superciliary arch. In these Larto skulls, however, the entire absence of the forehead is conspicuous, ..."

5. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1891)
"Situated over or upon the orbit of the eye ; roofing over the eye-socket; superciliary—Supra- orbital arch, the superciliary arch.—Supra-orbital artery ..."

6. Signaletic Instructions Including the Theory and Practice of by Alphonse Bertillon (1896)
"Thus, for example, the sunken appearance of the eye is necessarily increased by the prominence of the superciliary arch which forms the upper circumference ..."

7. Publications of the Louisiana Historical Society, New Orleans, Louisiana by Louisiana Historical Society (1895)
"that the forehead retreats immediately above the superciliary arch. In these Larto skulls, however, the entire absence of the forehead is conspicuous, ..."

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