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 ?
Slack water had come, and as we dropped around the end of the Solano Wharf we saw Big Alec at work, running his line and removing the fish.
Regularly, every slack water, without slyness, boldly and openly in the broad day, Big Alec was to be seen running his line.
I'll tell you what we can do," I said, after several fruitless weeks had passed; "we can wait some slack water till Big Alec has run his line and gone ashore with the fish, and then we can go out and capture the line.