Definitions for glabellagləˈbɛl ə; -ˈbɛl i
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
gla•bel•lagləˈbɛl ə; -ˈbɛl i(n.)(pl.)-bel•lae
the raised area of bone between the eyebrows.
Category: Anatomy, Physical Anthropology
Origin of glabella:
1590–1600; < NL < L glabellus smooth, hairless, der. of glaber without hair
a smooth prominence of the frontal bone between and above the eyebrows; the most forward projecting point of the forehead in the midline at the level of the supraorbital ridges
The space between the eyebrows and the nose.
the space between the eyebrows, also including the corresponding part of the frontal bone; the mesophryon
The glabella, in humans, is the space between the eyebrows and above the nose. It is slightly depressed, and joins the two superciliary ridges.
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