Definition of Supraocular

1. Adjective. Located or occurring above the eye socket.

Exact synonyms: Supraorbital
Partainyms: Eye Socket, Eye Socket



Definition of Supraocular

1. a. Above the eyes; -- said of certain scales of fishes and reptiles.

Definition of Supraocular

1. Adjective. (zoology) Above the eyes. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Supraocular

supramolecular
supramolecule
supramolecules
supramundane
supranational
supranationally
supranatural
supranaturalistic
supranet
supranets
supranormal
supranuclear
supranuclear palsy
supraoccipital
supraoccipitals
supraocular (current term)
supraoptic
supraorbital
supraorbital ridge
supraorbital torus
supraorbital vein
supraorbitally
supraorganisational
supraorganism
supraorganisms
supraorganization
supraorganizational
suprapedal
suprapersonal
suprapharmacological

Literary usage of Supraocular

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Bulletin of the United States Fish Commission by United States Fish Commission (1905)
"... supraocular, postocular, tympanic, parietal and nuchal spines present, the tympanic duplicated (as an irregularity i in the type; parietal and nuchal ..."

2. Contributions to Biology by Hopkins Marine Station (1895)
"supraocular spines absent. Head 3; depth 3*. D.XIII-13; A. III, 7; lat. l. 75. ... supraocular spine wanting. A. III, 6-. Olivaceous, marbled with darker. ..."

3. Catalogue of the Snakes in the British Museum (Natural History) by George Albert Boulenger (1894)
"A supraocular ; third upper labial entering the eye ; scales in 15 rows ; ven- trab ... No supraocular; third and fourth upper labials entering the eye; ..."

4. Herpetology of Japan and Adjacent Territory by Leonhard Hess Stejneger (1907)
"... in contact with frontal; a small posterior supraocular in contact ... being in contact with the anterior supraocular throughout its whole length; ..."

5. Herpetology of Japan and Adjacent Territory by Leonhard Hess Stejneger (1907)
"... in contact with frontal; a small posterior supraocular in contact ... being in contact with the anterior supraocular throughout its whole length; ..."

6. Bulletin of the United States Fish Commission by United States Fish Commission (1905)
"... supraocular, postocular, tympanic, parietal and nuchal spines present, the tympanic duplicated (as an irregularity i in the type; parietal and nuchal ..."

7. Contributions to Biology by Hopkins Marine Station (1895)
"supraocular spines absent. Head 3; depth 3*. D.XIII-13; A. III, 7; lat. l. 75. ... supraocular spine wanting. A. III, 6-. Olivaceous, marbled with darker. ..."

8. Catalogue of the Snakes in the British Museum (Natural History) by George Albert Boulenger (1894)
"A supraocular ; third upper labial entering the eye ; scales in 15 rows ; ven- trab ... No supraocular; third and fourth upper labials entering the eye; ..."

9. Herpetology of Japan and Adjacent Territory by Leonhard Hess Stejneger (1907)
"... in contact with frontal; a small posterior supraocular in contact ... being in contact with the anterior supraocular throughout its whole length; ..."

10. Herpetology of Japan and Adjacent Territory by Leonhard Hess Stejneger (1907)
"... in contact with frontal; a small posterior supraocular in contact ... being in contact with the anterior supraocular throughout its whole length; ..."

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