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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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In order to test the effect of external stimulation of the trigeminal nerve, investigators used a patch applied across the forehead to deliver mild electrical pulses to the supraorbital fibers of the V1 tract of the trigeminal nerve bilaterally.
Supraorbital cutaneous fetal rhabdomyoma of intermediate type: A case report.
Sympathetic discharges in the human supraorbital nevre and their relation to sudo- and vasomotor responses.
Cephalic neuromasts: supraorbital 16-19, parietal 3-4, anterior rostral 1, posterior rostral 1, infraorbital 18-22, preorbital 1-2, otic 1-6, postotic 2-3, supratemporal 1, median opercular 1, ventral opercular 2, preopercular 18-23, mandibular 10-14, lateral mandibular 3-5.
We previously reported on soft fibrillar bone tissues extracted from a Triceratops horridus supraorbital horn collected at Hell Creek Formation in MT (SCAS Annual Meeting, Long Beach 2013).
Currently, various PNFS, from supraorbital to auriculotemporal nerve stimulation have been reported with successful management of epicranial headaches.
For MDD, the anode is placed over the area corresponding to the left DLPFC and the cathode, either over the right DLPFC or left supraorbital region (6).
His research is focused on the surgical management of ruptured and unruptured aneurysms, Arteriovenous Malformations and dural arteriovenous fistulae, using minimally invasive techniques such as supraorbital and lateral supraorbital craniotomies.
A transverse pit-line joins the supraorbital sensory lines and the ossification centres of partly fused preorbital plates.
A supraorbital cell is a variant that develops as an extension, from the posterior aspect of the frontal or suprabullar cells.
The anterior scalp is reflected over the face to the supraorbital margins and the bridge of the nose.
The device known as Cefaly - which "looks like something out of Star Trek" - delivers electric impulses to the supraorbital nerve that controls sensation in and around the eye, the Daily Mail reported.