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nasion

[ney-zee-on] /ˈneɪ ziˌɒn/
noun, Craniometry.
1.
the intersection of the internasal suture with the nasofrontal suture in the midsagittal plane.
Origin of nasion
1885-1890
1885-90; < New Latin, equivalent to Latin nās(us) naso- + Greek -ion, diminutive suffix
Related forms
nasial, adjective
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nasion

/ˈneɪzɪən/
noun
1.
a craniometric point, where the top of the nose meets the ridge of the forehead
Derived Forms
nasial, adjective
Word Origin
C20: New Latin, from Latin nāsus nose
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nasion in Medicine

nasion na·si·on (nā'zē-ŏn')
n.
The point on the skull corresponding to the middle of the nasofrontal suture. Also called nasal point.

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