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Located above the orbit of the eye: the supraorbital ridge.


(ˌsuːprəˈɔːbɪtəl; ˌsjuː-)
(Anatomy) anatomy situated above the orbit


(ˌsu prəˈɔr bɪ tl)

situated above the eye socket.
[1820–30; < New Latin]
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Adj.1.supraorbital - located or occurring above the eye socket
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At admission, the patient was complaining of the right-sided supraorbital pain that expanded into the infraorbital area.
Make an eyebrow incision which starts internally from the outer edge of the supraorbital foramen and ends externally at the outer edge of the eyebrow.
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After four years PTSD receded with hand treatment to the jaw and occipital area at the base of the cranium when frontal supraorbital tension occurred.
Unfortunately, it also offers pressure on the infraorbital and supraorbital nerve and makes the patient difficult to differentiate the pain caused by compression of a nerve from that of sinusitis.
Electrical stimuli were applied to the supraorbital nerve at the supraorbital foramen and eyebrow.
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