supraorbital ridge

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Related to supraorbital ridge: Supraorbital Margin, nuchal crest
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Noun1.supraorbital ridge - a ridge on the frontal bone above the eye socketsupraorbital ridge - 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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(6), the patient had a history of the diagnosis of PTC and sites of metastasis in the lung and on the supraorbital ridge were detected on postablative imaging and was confirmed via radiological imaging.
On examination of her face, she had a prominent supraorbital ridge, brow descent with wrinkling of the forehead, and a large masculine nose (Figures 5(a) and 5(b)).
On extraoral examination: This patient also had classical triad of hypohidrosis, hypotrichosis, and hypodontia along with prominent supraorbital ridge and forehead, sunken cheeks, depressed nasal bridge, and protruded lips.
Dissection continues in this manner approximately 1.5-2 cm superior to the supraorbital ridge. A small retractor can be used to keep the incision open at this point.
Supraorbital ridge high, continuing Cristacirrhitus more than half eye diameter posterior to orbit; lower opercular spine acute, forming an angle of 45[degrees] or less; no scales in interorbital space; pectoral fins reaching slightly beyond a vertical at tips of pelvic fins; body depth 3.1-3.35 in SL 5b.