infraorbitomeatal line


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infraorbitomeatal line (IOML),

line drawn between the infraorbital margin and the external acoustic meatus, used to adjust the position of the cranium during imaging procedures.
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in·fra·or·bit·o·me·a·tal line

(in'fră-ōr'bi-tō-mē-ā'tăl līn)
Line drawn between the infraorbital margin and the external acoustic meatus, used to adjust the position of the cranium during imaging procedures.
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infraorbitomeatal line

An imaginary line from the inferior orbital margin to the external auditory meatus, used for radiographical positioning of the skull.
See also: line
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