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3D - Frontal

Superciliary arch

Superciliary arch


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Other Terms:
Arcus superciliaris, Arcade sourcilière

These are slight arches of bone just above the supra-orbital margin. They are most prominent medially tapering into the squama laterally. They are more prominent in males.
Cilia is the Latin term for an eyelash or hair-like structure and stems from the Greek killo for trembling or winking. It was applied to the eyelashes because of their trembling or winking motion.
Arcus superciliaris
Arcade sourcilière

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