Supraciliary

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Supraciliary (Anat) Superciliary.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • supraciliary Same as superciliary, 3.
    • n supraciliary In herpetology, one of the small scales which lie just above the eye and below the supraoculars. They are attached to the eyelid.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Supraciliary sū-pra-sil′i-ar-i above the eyebrow
    • Supraciliary Also Supercil′iary
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Usage

In literature:

The large supraciliary ridges give the forehead a far more retreating appearance than its internal contour would bear out.
"On Some Fossil Remains of Man" by Thomas H. Huxley
The large supraciliary ridges give the forehead a far more retreating appearance than its internal contour would bear out.
"Lectures and Essays" by T.H. Huxley
The supraciliary ridges in the skull are by no means so marked as in the allied genera.
"The Cambridge Natural History, Vol X., Mammalia" by Frank Evers Beddard
The large supraciliary ridges give the forehead a far more retreating appearance than its internal contour would bear out.
"Man's Place in Nature and Other Essays" by Thomas Henry Huxley
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