Superciliary meaning

so͝o'pər-sĭl'ē-ĕr'ē
Of, relating to, or being in the area of the eyebrow.

The superciliary arch of the frontal bone.

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Located over the eyebrow or the eye.

A superciliary patch of color.

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Of or near the eyebrow.
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Of, relating to, or being in the area of the eyebrow.

The superciliary arch of the frontal bone.

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Located over the eyebrow or the eye.

A superciliary patch of color.

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(anatomy) Of or pertaining to the supercilium or eyebrow.
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(zoology) A distinct streak of colour above the eyes, as in some birds.
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Origin of superciliary

  • New Latin superciliāris from Latin supercilium eyebrow supercilious
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition