basifacial axis

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ba·si·fa·cial ax·is

a line drawn from the subnasal point to the midpoint of the sphenoethmoidal suture.
Synonym(s): facial axis

ba·si·fa·cial ax·is

(bā'si-fā'shăl ak'sis)
A line drawn from the subnasal point to the midpoint of the sphenoethmoidal suture.
Synonym(s): facial axis.

basifacial axis

The axis from the subnasal point to the gonion.
See also: axis

ba·si·fa·cial ax·is

(bā'si-fā'shăl ak'sis)
Line drawn from subnasal point to midpoint of the sphenoethmoidal suture.
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Specific cranial landmarks were identified, and measurements were made of various aspects of the basicranium (figure 1), maxilla (figure 2), and mandible (figure 3), as well as the facial height (figure 4) and the facial axis (figure 5).
These measurements include the angle of the mandibular plane, the angle of the mandibular arch, lower facial height, the angle of facial depth, and the angle of the facial axis.