prosthion

prosthion

[pros-thee-on]
noun Craniometry.
the most forward projecting point of the anterior surface of the upper jaw, in the midsagittal plane.

Origin:
1920–25; < Greek prósthion, neuter of prósthios frontal, akin to prósthen forward

prosthionic, adjective
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prosthion pros·thi·on (prŏs'thē-ŏn')
n.
The most anterior point on the maxillary alveolar process, between the central incisor teeth. Also called alveolar point.

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