of or relating to the eyebrow.
having a conspicuous line or marking over the eye, as certain birds.
situated on the frontal bone at the level of the eyebrow.
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How to use superciliary in a sentence
The cranium has a low, depressed arch, with a very narrow frontal region and highly developed superciliary ridges.Man And His Ancestor | Charles Morris
The superciliary ridges often project and give the beetling brow that is sometimes so remarkable.Essays In Pastoral Medicine | Austin Malley
Upper parts brownish; underparts whitish; a white superciliary stripe and a brown stripe through the eye.Bird Guide: Land Birds East of the Rockies | Chester A. (Chester Albert) Reed
That is, in the monkeys the jaws and superciliary ridges become still more prominent than in man.
Young birds are duller as to black of head and neck, and have a less distinct superciliary.The Birds of Washington (Volume 1 of 2) | William Leon Dawson
British Dictionary definitions for superciliary
relating to or situated over the eyebrow or a corresponding region in lower animals
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