beta angle

be·ta an·gle

the angle formed by a line connecting the bregma and hormion meeting the radius fixus.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

be·ta an·gle

(bātă anggĕl)
Angle formed by a line connecting the bregma and hormion meeting the radius fixus.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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