canthomeatal line


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canthomeatal line

An imaginary cephalometric line extending from the lateral canthus of the eye to the center of the external auditory meatus.
See also: line
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As the axis of the frontal recess is tilted approximately 50 degrees to the canthomeatal line, this drainage pathway cannot be included entirely within a single coronal section.
Frontal recess: As the axis of the frontal recess is tilted approximately 50 degrees to the canthomeatal line, this drainage pathway cannot be entirely included within a single coronal section.