nasofrontal suture

nasofrontal suture n the cranial suture between the nasal and frontal bones

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sutura frontonasalis.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • 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

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

  • 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 …   Australian English dictionary

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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

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