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ver·ti·cal di·men·sion

a vertical measurement of the face between any two arbitrarily selected points that are conveniently located, one above and one below the mouth, usually in the midline.
Synonym(s): vertical opening

ver·ti·cal di·men·sion

(vĕrti-kăl di-menshŭn)
Measurement of face between any two arbitrarily selected points that are conveniently located, one above and one below the mouth, usually in the midline.
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