craniometric point


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craniometric point

Any of the fixed points of the skull used in craniometry.
See: craniometry for illus
See also: point
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Gender differences in the location of this craniometric point were not significant though the male pterion was more posterior.
The location of brain tumours was studied in relation to these craniometric points and other structures including sylvian fissure, coronal suture, motor strip, superior sagittal sinus, transverse sinus, top of the pinna and external auditory canalin all planes (coronal, sagittal and axial).
It is possible to determine sex from isolated bony pieces such as the temporary bone, frontal, in jaw, in orbit, and in tooth of the skull by studying a group of traditional morphological indicators or through the calculation of general cranial dimensions and the angles formed among craniometric points (Baughan & Demirjian, 1978, Lestrel et al.