noun (plural glabellae /ɡliːˈbɛlə/)Anatomy
The smooth part of the forehead above and between the eyebrows.
- The reduced occipital muscle scars are placed on a much lower level than both the glabella and the occipital ring.
- The anterior border and preocular areas extend laterally farther beyond the sides of the glabella, and are clearly visible in the palpebral view.
- The first third is the span between the hairline and the glabella area, the second is between the glabella and subnasale and the remaining is between the subnasale and menton.
- Example sentences
- My technique of superficial syringe liposculpture uses the finest cannulas to recontour the jaw line and inject fat into the naso-labial, malar and glabellar regions.
- The cranidium in the present specimen is partly exfoliated, but shows four pairs of larger tubercles on the median glabellar lobe, the anterior pair situated on the steep frontal slope.
- That volume needs to take into account the harvesting technique, regional differences in fat survival (least in the perioral and glabellar areas), and be individualized to the patient's needs.
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