The eyebrow is an area of thick, delicate hairs above the eye that follows the shape of the lower margin of the brow ridges. Their main function is to protect the eye, but they are also important to human communication and facial expression. It is not uncommon for people to modify their eyebrows by means of hair addition or removal, make up, or piercings. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eyebrow ]

This is just here as a test because I lose it

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pheno_slim, phenotype_rcn

definition

The eyebrow is an area of thick, delicate hairs above the eye that follows the shape of the lower margin of the brow ridges. Their main function is to protect the eye, but they are also important to human communication and facial expression. It is not uncommon for people to modify their eyebrows by means of hair addition or removal, make up, or piercings.

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external ontology notes

in NCIT, this is an 'eye appendage'

has related synonym

supercilium

id

UBERON:0010163

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