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supraorbital ridge

bony ridge over the eye sockets (orbits). Browridges are massive in gorillas and chimpanzees and are also well developed in extinct hominids. They are more prominent in males than in females.

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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