supraorbital ridge n.
The curved upper border of the entrance to the eye socket. Also called supraorbital arch.
- Supraorbital vein
supraorbital vein n. A vein that drains the front of the scalp and unites with the supratrochlear vein to form the angular vein.
- Supraorbitomeatal plane
supraorbitomeatal plane su·pra·or·bi·to·me·a·tal plane (sōō’prə-ôr’bĭ-tō-mē-āt’l) n. A plane that passes the superior orbital margins as well as the superior margins of the external acoustic meatuses.
- Suprapatellar bursa
suprapatellar bursa su·pra·pa·tel·lar bursa (sōō’prə-pə-těl’ər) n. A large bursa between the lower part of the thigh and the tendon of the quadriceps muscle, usually communicating with the cavity of the knee joint.
supraphysiologic su·pra·phys·i·o·log·ic (sōō’prə-fĭz’ē-ə-lŏj’ĭk) or su·pra·phys·i·o·log·i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj. Indicating a dose that is larger or more potent than would occur naturally, as of a chemical agent that mimics a hormone. Of or relating to the physiological effects of such a dose.