nasal index


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na·sal in·dex

relation of the greatest width of the nasal aperture to the length of a line from the nasion to the lower border of the nasal aperture: (nasal width × 100)/nasal height.

nasal index

The greatest width of the nasal aperture in relation to a line from the lower edge of the nasal aperture to the nasion.
See also: index
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The nasal index showed that majority of the Chakma females were mesorrhine (medium nose) followed by platyrrhine (broad nose).
district of Bangladesh is hot, large nasal index helps Chakmas to adapt and to survive efficiently in hot climatic conditions of their surrounding.
DISCUSSIONS: Gloria Staka et al in 2011 studied the Nasal Index of Kosouo Albamian population, value of Nasal Index for Male Kosovo Albamian was 67.06 and for female it was calculated as 63.87.