A point on the skull corresponding to the middle of the nasofrontal suture. SYN: nasal point. [L. nasus, nose]

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na·si·on 'nā-zē-.än n the middle point of the nasofrontal suture

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the point on the bridge of the nose at the centre of the suture between the nasal and frontal bones.

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na·si·on (naґze-on) [L. nasus nose] [TA] a cephalometric landmark located where the internasal and nasofrontal sutures meet; it corresponds roughly to the depression at the root of the nose just inferior to the level of the eyebrows.

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  • nasión — punto medio en la sutura nasofrontal [A02.1.00.015] imagen anatómica [véase] Diccionario ilustrado de Términos Médicos.. Alvaro Galiano. 2010. nasión …   Diccionario médico

  • nasion — NASIÓN s. n. reper cranian folosit în antropologie la determinarea diametrelor craniului. (< fr. nasion) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

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

  • Nasion — Nasion, s. Schädel …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • nasion — ● nasion nom masculin Repère anthropométrique situé au point de rencontre de la ligne médiane du nez et de la suture unissant les deux os propres du nez à l os frontal …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • nasion — [nā′zē än΄] n. [ModL < L nasus, NOSE] in craniometry, the point in the skull at which the suture between the two nasal bones meets the suture between these and the frontal bone nasial adj …   English World dictionary

  • Nasion — menschliche Nase Die Nase (lat. nasus) ist in der Anatomie das Organ von Wirbeltieren, das die Nasenlöcher sowie die Nasenhöhle beherbergt. Bei den Menschen und den meisten anderen Säugetieren liegt die Nase entweder im Gesichtszentrum oder an… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 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] * * * …   Universalium

  • nasion — noun The point at the root of the nose where the frontal and two nasal bones meet …   Wiktionary

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