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

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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 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 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, $700 for the crow's feet, $700 for the glabella, and $700 for the forehead. Micaela English, Town & Country, 10 Dec. 2020 For example, $500 for the crow's feet, $500 for the glabella, and $500 for the forehead. Micaela English, Town & Country, 17 Feb. 2016

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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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11 May 2021

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“Glabella.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/glabella. Accessed 13 Jun. 2021.

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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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