Ranke angle

Ran·ke an·gle

the angle formed by the horizontal plane of the head and a line passing from the center of the margin of the alveolar arch of the maxilla, below the nasal spine to the center of the frontonasal suture.
[J. Ranke]
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Johannes, German anthropologist and physician, 1836-1916.
Ranke angle - a facial angle.
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Ran·ke an·gle

(rahnkĕ anggĕl)
Area formed by horizontal plane of head and a line passing from center of margin of alveolar arch of maxilla, below nasal spine to center of frontonasal suture.
[J. Ranke]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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