superciliary[so̵̅o̅′pər sil′ē er′ē]
of or near the eyebrow
Origin of superciliaryModern Latin superciliarius ; from Classical Latin supercilium: see supercilious
- Of, relating to, or being in the area of the eyebrow: the superciliary arch of the frontal bone.
- Located over the eyebrow or the eye: a superciliary patch of color.
Origin of superciliaryNew Latin superciliāris, from Latin supercilium, eyebrow; see supercilious.
- (anatomy) Of or pertaining to the supercilium or eyebrow.