glabella

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noun gla·bel·la \glə-ˈbe-lə\

Definition of glabella

plural

glabellae

play \glə-ˈbe-(ˌ)lē, -ˌlī\
  1. :  the smooth prominence between the eyebrows

glabellar

play \glə-ˈbe-lər\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of glabella

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


First Known Use: circa 1823


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glabella

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noun gla·bel·la \glə-ˈbel-ə\

Medical Definition of glabella

plural

glabellae

\-ˈbel-(ˌ)ē, -ˌī\play play
  1. :  the smooth prominence between the eyebrows—called also mesophryon

glabellar

\-ˈbel-ər\play adjective

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