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

  1. 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

gla•bel′lar(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. glabella, mesophyron(noun)

    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

Wiktionary

  1. glabella(Noun)

    The space between the eyebrows and the nose.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Glabella(noun)

    the space between the eyebrows, also including the corresponding part of the frontal bone; the mesophryon

  2. Glabella

    of Glabellum

Freebase

  1. Glabella

    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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