supraorbital

adjective su·pra·or·bit·al \ ˌsü-prə-ˈȯr-bə-tᵊl , -ˌprä- \

Definition of supraorbital

: situated or occurring above the orbit of the eye

Origin and Etymology of supraorbital

New Latin supraorbitalis, from Latin supra- + Medieval Latin orbita orbit


Medical Dictionary

supraorbital

adjective su·pra·or·bit·al \ -ˈȯr-bət-ᵊl \

medical Definition of supraorbital

: situated or occurring above the orbit of the eye

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