located or occurring above the eye socket
Syn: ↑supraorbital
Pertains to noun: ↑eye socket, ↑eye socket (for: ↑supraorbital)

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I. \\| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ at supra-+\ adjective
Etymology: supra- + ocular
: situated above the eye : supraorbital; especially : lying above the orbit and usually in contact with the frontal of a reptile

supraocular scales

II. noun
: a supraocular part (as a scale)

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  • Supraocular scales — In scaled reptiles, supraocular scales are (enlarged) scales on the crown immediately above the eye.Mallow D, Ludwig D, Nilson G. 2003. True Vipers: Natural History and Toxinology of Old World Vipers. Malabar, Florida: Krieger Publishing Company …   Wikipedia

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  • supraocular — above the eye …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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