supraorbital nerve n.
A branch of the frontal nerve, that itself branches to the forehead, scalp, upper eyelid, and frontal sinus.
noun, Anatomy. 1. browridge. 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.