Definition of Superciliary ridge
1. Noun. A ridge on the frontal bone above the eye socket.
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Literary usage of Superciliary ridge
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1. Nervous and Mental Diseases by Archibald Church, Frederick Peterson (1899)
"The walp is thickened, the hair coarse, thick, and harsh. The complexion is usually sallow Fig. 188.—Face in acromegalia. Note enlarged superciliary ridge, ..."
2. The Anatomy and Physiology of the Human Body by John Bell, Charles Bell (1829)
"... this part of the bone ; and we find all over the superciliary ridge 4. ror«, many small holes through which these arteries had '"•m«™le passed. ..."
3. The London Medical Gazette (1830)
"... the size of au egg, on the back of the pelvis ; there was another, about the same size, on the loins, and another situated on the superciliary ridge. ..."
4. The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal (1833)
"A large superciliary ridge often exists over a very small sinus ; and scarcely any superciliary ridge at all is sometimes discernible, when a very large ..."
5. Anatomy: Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray, Thomas Pickering Pick (1897)
"Beneath the superciliary ridge ií the supraorbital arch, a curved and prominent margin, which forms the upper boundary of the orbit, and separates the ..."