His line


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His line

(hiz),
a line extending from the tip of the anterior nasal spine (acanthion) to the hindmost point on the posterior margin of the foramen magnum (opisthion), dividing the face into an upper and a lower, or dental part.

His line

(hiz līn)
A line extending from the tip of the anterior nasal spine (acanthion) to the hindmost point on the posterior margin of the foramen magnum (opisthion), dividing the face into an upper and a lower, or dental, part.

His,

Wilhelm, Jr., German physician, 1863-1934.
His band - Synonym(s): His bundle
His bundle - modified cardiac muscle fibers. Synonym(s): atrioventricular bundle; His band; Kent bundle; Kent-His bundle
His bundle electrogram - an electrogram recorded from the His bundle.
His bundle heart block
His bundle recording
His spindle - a fusiform dilation of the aorta immediately beyond the isthmus. Synonym(s): aortic spindle
His-Tawara system - the complex system of interlacing Purkinje fibers within the ventricular myocardium.
Kent-His bundle - Synonym(s): His bundle

His,

Wilhelm, Sr., Swiss anatomist and embryologist in Germany, 1831-1904.
duct of His - Synonym(s): Bochdalek duct
His copula - a median elevation in the floor of the embryonic pharynx that is incorporated in the root of the tongue. Synonym(s): hypobranchial eminence
His line - a line dividing the face into an upper and a lower, or dental part.
His perivascular space - Synonym(s): Virchow-Robin space
His rule - an obsolete calculation for the duration of pregnancy.
isthmus of His - the anterior portion of the rhombencephalon connecting with the mesencephalon. Synonym(s): rhombencephalic isthmus

His line

(hiz līn)
Line extending from tip of the anterior nasal spine (acanthion) to hindmost point on posterior margin of foramen magnum (opisthion), dividing face into an upper and a lower, or dental, part.
References in classic literature ?
There were two men in it, and though it was a good mile away, I made out one of them to be Big Alec; and ere the skiff returned to shore I made out enough more to know that the Greek had set his line.
In short, if the enemy is there, it would be madness to attack him in front; he must be maneuvered out by the immemorial plan of threatening his line of communication, as necessary to his existence as to the diver at the bottom of the sea his air-tube.
Order the transports, surrounded by their convoys, to follow closely in the wake of the battleships until the point of the V has entered the enemies' line, then the V must open outward at the apex, the battleships of each leg engage the enemy fiercely and drive him back to form a lane through his line into which the transports with their convoys must race at top speed that they may gain a position above the temples and gardens of the therns.
Having snapped at an officer for an unpolished badge, at another because his line was not straight, he reached the third company.