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facial angle

noun
1.
Craniometry. the angle formed by a line from nasion to prosthion at its intersection with the plane of the Frankfurt horizontal.
Origin
1815-1825
1815-25
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British Dictionary definitions for facial-angle

facial angle

noun
1.
the angle formed between a line from the base of the nose to the opening of the ear and a line from the base of the nose to the most prominent part of the forehead: often used in comparative anthropology
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