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[soo-pruh-awr-bi-tl] /ˌsu prəˈɔr bɪ tl/
situated above the eye socket.
/ˌsuːprəˈɔːbɪtəl; ˌsjuː-/
(anatomy) situated above the orbit

supraorbital su·pra·or·bit·al (sōō’prə-ôr’bĭ-tl)
Located above the orbit of the eye.


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