glabella

noun
gla·​bel·​la | \ glə-ˈbe-lə How to pronounce glabella (audio) \
plural glabellae\ glə-​ˈbe-​(ˌ)lē How to pronounce glabella (audio) , -​ˌlī \

Definition of glabella

: the smooth prominence between the eyebrows

Other Words from glabella

glabellar \ glə-​ˈbe-​lər How to pronounce glabella (audio) \ adjective

Examples of glabella in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For example, the crow's feet by the eyes require 12 units per side, the glabella between the eyebrows requires 20 units, and the forehead 20 units. Micaela English, Town & Country, 14 June 2022 The crow’s feet at the eyes, the glabella (between and right above the eyebrows), the bunny lines (around the nose), as well as the forehead. Adam Hurly, Robb Report, 24 Dec. 2021 Botox to the central upper brow area, also known as the glabella, prevents the furrowing created when pushing the brows down, and Botox to the upper forehead prevents the horizontal lines created with raising one’s eyebrows. Nina Shapiro, Forbes, 5 July 2021 For example, the crow's feet by the eyes requires between 10-15 units per side, the glabella between the eyebrows requires between 20-30 units and the forehead between 10 to 20 units. Micaela English, Town & Country, 10 Dec. 2020 For example, the crow's feet by the eyes requires between 10-15 units per side, the glabella between the eyebrows requires between 20-30 units and the forehead between 10 to 20 units. Micaela English, Town & Country, 10 Dec. 2020 For example, the crow's feet by the eyes requires between 10-15 units per side, the glabella between the eyebrows requires between 20-30 units and the forehead between 10 to 20 units. Micaela English, Town & Country, 10 Dec. 2020 For example, the crow's feet by the eyes requires between 10-15 units per side, the glabella between the eyebrows requires between 20-30 units and the forehead between 10 to 20 units. Micaela English, Town & Country, 10 Dec. 2020 For example, the crow's feet by the eyes requires between 10-15 units per side, the glabella between the eyebrows requires between 20-30 units and the forehead between 10 to 20 units. Micaela English, Town & Country, 10 Dec. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of glabella

circa 1823, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for glabella

New Latin, from Latin, feminine of glabellus hairless, diminutive of glaber

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The first known use of glabella was circa 1823

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glabella

glabello-occipital length

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16 Jun 2022

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“Glabella.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/glabella. Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

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glabella

noun
gla·​bel·​la | \ glə-ˈbel-ə How to pronounce glabella (audio) \
plural glabellae\ -​ˈbel-​(ˌ)ē How to pronounce glabella (audio) , -​ˌī How to pronounce glabella (audio) \

Medical Definition of glabella

: the smooth prominence between the eyebrows

called also mesophryon

Other Words from glabella

glabellar \ -​ˈbel-​ər How to pronounce glabella (audio) \ adjective

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