glabella

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gla·bel·la

noun \glə-ˈbe-lə\
plural gla·bel·lae\-ˈbe-(ˌ)lē, -ˌlī\

Definition of GLABELLA

:  the smooth prominence between the eyebrows
gla·bel·lar \-ˈbe-lər\ adjective

Origin of GLABELLA

New Latin, from Latin, feminine of glabellus hairless, diminutive of glaber
First Known Use: circa 1823

gla·bel·la

noun \glə-ˈbel-ə\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural gla·bel·lae \-ˈbel-(ˌ)ē, -ˌī\

Medical Definition of GLABELLA

: the smooth prominence between the eyebrows—called also mesophryon
gla·bel·lar \-ˈbel-ər\ adjective

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