Supraorbital ridge

The supraorbital ridge, also known as the supraorbital margin or superciliary arch is the superior margin of the bony orbit. Part of the frontal bone, the supraorbital ridge contains the supraorbital foramen (or notch). The corrugator supercilii muscles arise from the medial end of the supraorbital ridge 1.

Anatomy: Head and neck

Anatomy: Head and neck

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rID: 49762
Section: Anatomy
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Superciliary arch
  • Supraorbital ridge
  • Supraorbital ridges
  • Superciliary arches
  • Supraorbital margins

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