nasofrontal suture

  • 1 nasofrontal suture — n the cranial suture between the nasal and frontal bones * * * sutura frontonasalis …

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  • 2 nasion — A point on the skull corresponding to the middle of the nasofrontal suture. SYN: nasal point. [L. nasus, nose] * * * na·si·on nā zē .än n the middle point of the nasofrontal suture * * * n. the point on the bridge of the nose at the centre of the …

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  • 3 angle — The meeting point of two lines or planes; the figure formed by the junction of two lines or planes; the space bounded on two sides by lines or planes that meet. For angles not listed below, see the descriptive term; e.g., axioincisal, distobuccal …

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  • 4 LeFort fracture — LeFort fractures (also spelled as Le Fort fractures) are types of facial fractures that are classic in trauma. DiagnosisDiagnosis is by physician and is usually done in an Emergency room. The patient is taken for radiography of the head and neck… …

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  • 5 nasion — nasial, adj. /nay zee on /, n. Craniom. the intersection of the internasal suture with the nasofrontal suture in the midsagittal plane. [1885 90; < NL, equiv. to L nas(us) NASO + Gk ion, dim. suffix] * * * …

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  • 6 sutura frontonasalis — [TA] frontonasal suture: the line of junction between the frontal and the two nasal bones; called also nasofrontal suture …

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  • 7 nasion — /ˈneɪziən/ (say nayzeeuhn) noun Anatomy the intersection of the suture dividing the nostrils with the nasofrontal suture, in the mid sagittal plane. {New Latin, from Latin nāsus nose} –nasial, adjective …

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  • 8 alveolar index — Gnathic Gnath ic, a. [Gr. gna qos the jaw.] (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the jaw. [1913 Webster] {Gnathic index}, in a skull, the ratio of the distance from the middle of the nasofrontal suture to the basion (taken equal to 100), to the distance… …

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  • 9 Gnathic — Gnath ic, a. [Gr. gna qos the jaw.] (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the jaw. [1913 Webster] {Gnathic index}, in a skull, the ratio of the distance from the middle of the nasofrontal suture to the basion (taken equal to 100), to the distance from the… …

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  • 10 Gnathic index — Gnathic Gnath ic, a. [Gr. gna qos the jaw.] (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the jaw. [1913 Webster] {Gnathic index}, in a skull, the ratio of the distance from the middle of the nasofrontal suture to the basion (taken equal to 100), to the distance… …

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  • 11 Nasion — Na*si*on, n. [NL., fr. L. nasus nose.] (Anat.) The middle point of the nasofrontal suture. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 12 Ranke angle — the angle between the horizontal plane of the skull and a line through the center of the maxillary alveolar margin and the center of the nasofrontal suture …

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  • 13 Rhinoplasty — For the album by Primus, see Rhinoplasty (album). Rhinoplasty Intervention Rhinoplasty: The lower lateral cartilage (greater alar cartilage) exposed for plastic modification via the left nostril …

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  • 14 Outline of human anatomy — See also: Index of anatomy related articles Human anatomy, a branch of anatomy, is the scientific study of the morphology of the adult human. It is subdivided into gross anatomy and microscopic anatomy. Gross anatomy (also called topographical… …

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  • 15 Operation — Although there are many meanings to the word operation , in medicine it refers to a surgical procedure. To put matters more formally, an operation is an act or series of acts performed upon the body with the hand alone or by means of an… …

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  • 16 Cranial kinesis — is the term for significant movement of skull bones relative to each other in addition to movement at the joint between the upper and lower jaw. It is usually taken to mean relative movement between the upper jaw and the braincase[1]. Most… …

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