The peculiar V-shaped mouth with its pointed upper lip, the absence of brow ridges
, the absence of a chin beneath the wedgelike lower lip, the incessant quivering of this mouth, the Gorgon groups of tentacles, the tumultuous breathing of the lungs in a strange atmosphere, the evident heaviness and painfulness of movement due to the greater gravitational energy of the earth--above all, the extraordinary intensity of the immense eyes--were at once vital, intense, inhuman, crippled and monstrous.
Yet Simians, the first of the series, opens with the featureless facial structure of a generic ape: a prominent brow ridge
above round eye sockets and a protrusive maxilla.
with a piping of cotton balls along the brow ridge
As you will see from the attached photo, he bears strong facial and cranial similarities to the original Neanderthal man - with prominent brow ridge
and low, sloping forehead.
The shape of the male face is influenced by exposure to hormones as features such as the brow ridge
, jaw, chin, nose and cheekbones have testosterone receptors.
This 18-millimeter-thick brow ridge
is thicker than any modern male ape's brow ridge
The face is tall with a massive brow ridge
, yet the mid-face is short (in superoinferior dimension) and less prognathic than in (chimpanzee) or Australopithecus,'' one of the article said.
Sexually dimorphic features in male faces include a broad jaw, broad forehead, and more pronounced brow ridge
, while a sexually dimorphic female face has a more tapered chin, larger lips, and a narrower forehead.