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|Bone: Supraorbital foramen|
| The skull from the front. ("Supraorbital foramen"|
is top caption for right side white-box.)
| Frontal bone. Outer surface. ("Supraorbital notch|
or foramen" labeled at lower right arch.)
|Gray's||subject #46 186|
The supraorbital foramen arches transversely below the superciliary arches and is the upper part of the margin of the orbit, thin and prominent in its lateral two-thirds, rounded in its medial third, and presenting, at the junction of these two portions, the supraorbital notch or foramen for the supraorbital nerve and vessels (supraorbital artery and supraorbital vein.)
- SUNY Figs 22:02-01 (from a distance)
- SUNY Labs 29:os-0504 (close up)
- Dictionary at eMedicine Supraorbital+foramen
- Roche Lexicon - illustrated navigator, at Elsevier 34256.000-1
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Foramina of the skull (and canals and fissures)
cecum - ethmoidal (anterior, posterior) - incisive - jugular - lacerum - magnum - mandibular - mastoid - mental - optic - orbital (infraorbital, supraorbital) - ovale - palatine (greater, lesser) - parietal - rotundum - sphenopalatine - spinosum - stylomastoid - zygomaticofacial - zygomaticotemporal