HyperDic: craniometric_point

English > 1 sense of the expression craniometric point:
NOUNbodycraniometric pointa landmark on the skull from which craniometric measurements can be taken
English > craniometric point: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningA landmark on the skull from which craniometric measurements can be taken.
Part ofskullThe bony skeleton of the head of vertebrates
NarroweracanthionThe craniometric point at the anterior extremity of the intermaxillary suture
asterionThe craniometric point at the junction of the lamboid suture and the occipitomastoid suture and the parietomastoid suture
auriculare, auricular pointThe craniometric point at the center of the opening of the external acoustic meatus
bregmaThe craniometric point at the junction of the sagittal and coronal sutures at the top of the cranium
condylionThe craniometric point at the tip of the mandibular condyle
coronionThe craniometric point at the tip of the coronoid process of the mandible
crotaphionThe tip of the greater wing of the sphenoid bone
dacryonThe craniometric point at the junction of the anterior border of the lacrimal bone with the frontal bone
entomionThe craniometric point at the tip of the angular part of the parietal bone that articulates with the temporal bone
glabella, mesophyronA smooth prominence of the frontal bone between and above the eyebrows
gnathionThe most inferior point of the mandible in the midline
gonionThe craniometric point on either side at the apex of the lower jaw
inionThe craniometric point that is the most prominent point / point at the back of the head (at the occipital protuberance)
jugale, jugal pointThe craniometric point at the union of the frontal / frontal and temporal processes of the zygomatic bone
lambdaThe craniometric point at the junction of the sagittal and lamboid sutures of the skull
mastoidaleThe craniometric point at the lowest point of the mastoid process
metopionThe craniometric point midway between the frontal eminences of the skull
nasionThe craniometric point at the bridge of the nose where the frontal and nasal bones of the skull meet / meet
obelionThe craniometric point on the sagittal suture near the lamboid suture
ophryonThe craniometric point in the midline of the forehead immediately above the orbits
orbitale, orbital pointThe craniometric point at the lowest point on the lower edge of the orbit
pogonionThe craniometric point that is the most forward-projecting point / point on the anterior surface of the chin
prosthion, prostheon, alveolar pointcraniometric point that is the most anterior point in the midline on the alveolar process of the maxilla
pterionThe craniometric point in the region of the sphenoid fontanelle
rhinionThe anterior tip at the end of the suture of the nasal bones
sphenionThe anterior tip of the parietal bone
stephanionThe craniometric point on the coronal suture above the acoustic meatus
symphysionThe most forward point of the alveolar process of the mandible
BroaderlandmarkAn anatomical structure used as a point of origin in locating other anatomical structures (as in surgery) or as point from which measurements can be taken

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