Chamberlain line

Cham·ber·lain line

(chām'bĕr-lin),
a line drawn from the posterior margin of the hard palate to the dorsum of the foramen magnum; in basilar impression, the odontoid process rises above this line.

Cham·ber·lain line

(chām'bĕr-lăn līn)
Imaginary delimit at base of skull running between the dorsal tip of the foramen magnum and the dorsal margin of the hard palate; normally lies above the tip of the odontoid process of the axis.

Chamberlain,

W.E., U.S. radiologist, 1891-1947.
Chamberlain line - a line drawn from the posterior margin of the hard palate to the dorsum of the foramen magnum.
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