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superciliary

[soo-per-sil-ee-er-ee] /ˌsu pərˈsɪl iˌɛr i/
adjective, Anatomy, Zoology
1.
of or pertaining to the eyebrow.
2.
having a conspicuous line or marking over the eye, as certain birds.
3.
situated on the frontal bone at the level of the eyebrow.
Origin
1725-1735
1725-35; supercili(um) + -ary
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  • Also called the superciliary ridge and supraorbital ridge scoria: noun: type of rough, crusty volcanic rock.
British Dictionary definitions for superciliary

superciliary

/ˌsuːpəˈsɪlɪərɪ/
adjective
1.
relating to or situated over the eyebrow or a corresponding region in lower animals
Word Origin
C18: from New Latin superciliaris, from Latin supercilium, from super- + cilium eyelid
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superciliary in Medicine

superciliary su·per·cil·i·ar·y (sōō'pər-sĭl'ē-ěr'ē)
adj.
Of, relating to, or being in the area of the eyebrow.

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