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nasion

 [na´ze-on]
the middle point of the junction of the frontal and the two nasal bones (frontonasal suture).

na·si·on

(nā'zē-on), [TA]
A point on the cranium corresponding to the middle of the nasofrontal suture.
Synonym(s): nasal point
[L. nasus, nose]

nasion

/na·si·on/ (na´ze-on) the middle point of the frontonasal suture.

nasion

(nā′zē-ŏn′)
n.
The point on the skull corresponding to the middle of the nasofrontal suture.

nasion

[nā′zē·on]
Etymology: L, nasus, nose
1 the anthropometric reference point at the front of the skull where the midsagittal plane intersects a horizontal line tangential to the highest points in the superior palpebral sulci.
2 the depression at the root of the nose that indicates the junction of the intranasal and the frontonasal sutures.

na·si·on

(nā'zē-on) [TA]
A point on the cranium corresponding to the middle of the nasofrontal suture.
Synonym(s): nasal point.

nasion

The centre of the junction (suture) between the nasal and the frontal bones. The centre of the bridge of the nose.

na·si·on

(nā'zē-on) [TA]
Point on cranium corresponding to middle of nasofrontal suture.

nasion (nā´zēon),

n the point at the root of the nose that is intersected by the median sagittal plane. The root of the nose corresponds to the nasofrontal suture, which is not necessarily the lowest point on its dorsum and which can usually be located with the finger.

nasion

a landmark found at the middle point of the frontonasal suture.
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Because of significance in regression and Pearson analysis, distances between nasion to subnasale and subnasale to glabella also can be used as a guide in the square and square tapering facial forms.
The five landmarks common to all of the tables, the glabella, the nasion, the chin-lip groove, the pogonion, and the gnathion, are all located along the midline of the face.
The implants are designed to provide subtle augmentation to the radix and elevation of the dorsum by placing the thinner, tapered end near the nasion.
Drivers were asked to sit in their usual driving positions in their cars, and distances were taken between the nasion (junction of the forehead and the nose) and the top of the steering wheel (NT), the nasion and the center of the steering wheel (NC), the sternum and the center of the steering wheel (SC), and the xiphisternum and the base of the steering wheel (XB; see Figure 1).
De todas formas, los batallones no estaran funcionando antes del ano proximo, cuando llegan los Black Hawks y los Huey, ya que sin apoyo aereo su nasion fracasara.
Badania wartosci siewnej nasion roznych form soi [(Glycine max (L.
Moose skull asymmetry was studied by aligning a string through the nasion and akrochranial notch.
No seria una nasion libre i soberana nuestra cerida Patria si no tubiera el derecho i la obligasion de mejorar su lengua.
5T includes the entire brain from nasion to inion, conventional routine 5 mm slice thickness, T1W and T2W axial sequences using spin echo and gradient echo techniques were obtained with TR of 5.
Los puntos de referencia craneomaxilares fueron: cristagalli (Cr), nasion (N), espina nasal anterior (ENA), prostion (Pr), y los puntos de referencia derechos e izquierdos del frontozigomatico (Fzd, Fzi), zygion (Zgd, Zgi), mastoideo (Masd, Masi), yugal (Jd, Ji) y ancho nasal (Nasd, Nasi) (figura 2).
Using the sliding caliper, the following parameters were recorded [8]: (1) the upper naso-aural distance (n-obs)--between nasion and otobasion superius; (2) the lower naso-aural distance (n-obi)--between nasion and otobasion inferius; (3) the upper subnasale-aural (sn-obs)--between the subnasale and otobasion superius; (4) the lower subnasale-aural (sn-obi)--between the subnasale and otobasion inferius; (5) the upper gnathion-aural (gn-obs)--between the gnathion and otobasion superius; and (6) the lower gnathion-aural (gn-obi)--between the gnathion and otobasion inferius.
The Hyderabad females displayed a significant increased ratio over the males, possibly due to increased height of forehead, and greater distance from nasion to stomion.