brow ridge

noun \ ˈbrau̇-ˌrij \
variants: or less commonly browridge
|Updated on: 25 Jul 2018

Definition of brow ridge

: a prominence of the frontal bone above the eye caused by the projection of the frontal air sinuses

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1881

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brow ridge

noun \ ˈbrau̇-ˌrij \
variants: also browridge

medical Definition of brow ridge


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