nasial

nasion

[ney-zee-on]
noun Craniometry.
the intersection of the internasal suture with the nasofrontal suture in the midsagittal plane.

Origin:
1885–90; < Neo-Latin, equivalent to Latin nās(us) naso- + Greek -ion, diminutive suffix

nasial, adjective
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nasion (ˈneɪzɪən)
 
n
a craniometric point, where the top of the nose meets the ridge of the forehead
 
[C20: New Latin, from Latin nāsus nose]
 
'nasial
 
adj

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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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