superciliary arch

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Noun1.superciliary arch - a ridge on the frontal bone above the eye socketsuperciliary arch - a ridge on the frontal bone above the eye socket
ridge - any long raised border or margin of a bone or tooth or membrane
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Neck circumference was measured at the level of the cricoid cartilage, and head circumference was measured through the superciliary arch and external occipital protuberances.
The approach followed which was simply a combination of conventional frontal and superior approach used for the dissection of orbit (Cunningham manual of dissection) with an addition of removal of superciliary arch (2-4).
Lesions of the superciliary arch are common during facial trauma, as the sharp bony prominences can easily lacerate the overlying skin.