from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Lying above a margin

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Bordering the Sylvian fissure on the upper side: noting a convolution of the brain. Also superomarginal.
  • n. A horny plate or scale, forming part of the covering of the carapace of a turtle, interposed between the marginals and vertebrals. Found in some extinct species.


supra- +‎ marginal (Wiktionary)


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