brow


1brow

noun \ˈbra\

Definition of BROW

1
a :  eyebrow
b :  forehead
2
:  the projecting upper part or margin of a steep place

Origin of BROW

Middle English, from Old English brū; akin to Old Norse brūn eyebrow, Greek ophrys, Sanskrit bhrū
First Known Use: before 12th century

Other Anatomy Terms

bilateral symmetry, carotid, cartilage, dorsal, entrails, prehensile, renal, solar plexus, supine, thoracic, ventral

Rhymes with BROW

2brow

noun

Definition of BROW

:  gangplank

Origin of BROW

perhaps from Dan or Swedish bro bridge; akin to Old English brycg bridge
First Known Use: 1867

brow

noun \ˈbra\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of BROW

2
: either of the lateral prominences of the forehead

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