Definition of supraorbital in English:


Syllabification: su·pra·or·bit·al
Pronunciation: /ˌso͞oprəˈôrbitl


  • Situated above the orbit of the eye.
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    • With the patient looking directly ahead, palpate the supraorbital notch above the midline pupil in the mid-to-lower eyebrow.
    • The supratrochlear nerve exits along the upper border of the orbit, approximately 1 cm medial to the supraorbital foramen.
    • In such cases, the supraorbital branch passes through the supraorbital foramen, through which the undivided nerve ordinarily passes.

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