noun, plural gla·bel·lae [gluh-bel-ee] /gləˈbɛl i/. Anatomy.
Origin of glabella
noun, plural gla·bel·la [gluh-bel-uh] /gləˈbɛl ə/.
Examples from the Web for glabella
Historical Examples of glabella
In this first blind endeavor I got, of course, no clew to Woodsia glabella.How to Know the Ferns
Frances Theodora Parsons
Glabella, the middle or frontal protuberance of the superciliary arch.A Manual of the Antiquity of Man
J. P. MacLean
An oval, cream-coloured spot with red centre, an inch in greatest length, over the glabella.
One individual only is noted as having been tattooed, with a circular mark just above his glabella.
White curved line painted across forehead, and dots below outer ends thereof, on glabella, and outside orbits.
noun plural -lae (-liː)
Word Origin for glabella
"space between the eyebrows," 1590s, Modern Latin, properly fem. of adj. glabellus "without hair, smooth," diminutive of glaber "smooth, bald," from PIE *gladh- "smooth" (see glad).