gnathic index


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gnath·ic in·dex

relation between the basialveolar (basion to alveolar point) and basinasal (basion to nasion) lengths: (basialveolar length × 100)/basinasal length; the result indicates the degree of projection of the maxilla or upper jaw.
Synonym(s): alveolar index (1)

gnathic index

the degree of prominence of the upper jaw, expressed as a percentage of the distance from basion to nasion.

gnath·ic in·dex

(nath'ik in'deks)
Relation between the basialveolar (basion to alveolar point) and basinasal (basion to nasion) lengths: (basialveolar length × 100)/basinasal length; the result indicates the degree of projection of the maxilla or upper jaw.

gnath·ic in·dex

(nath'ik in'deks)
Relation between basialveolar and basinasal lengths.
Synonym(s): alveolar index (1) .