glabella








noun, plural gla·bel·lae [gluhbel-ee] /gləˈbɛl i/. Anatomy.

  1. the flat area of bone between the eyebrows, used as a craniometric point.

noun, plural gla·bel·la [gluhbeluh] /gləˈbɛl ə/.

  1. glabella.

noun plural -lae (-liː)

  1. anatomy a smooth elevation of the frontal bone just above the bridge of the nose: a reference point in physical anthropology or craniometry
n.

“space between the eyebrows,” 1590s, Modern Latin, properly fem. of adj. glabellus “without hair, smooth,” diminutive of glaber “smooth, bald,” from PIE *gladh- “smooth” (see glad).

n. pl. gla•bel•lae (-bĕlē)

  1. The smooth area between the eyebrows just above the nose.
  2. The most forward projecting point of the forehead in the midline of the supraorbital ridges.mesophryon

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