rhinion


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rhinion

 [rin´e-on]
a landmark in cephalometry, the lower end of the suture between the nasal bones.

rhin·i·on

(rin'ē-on),
A craniometric point: the lower end of the suture between the nasal bones.
[G. rhis, rhinos, nose + -ion, suffix denoting a craniometric point]
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Gender Nasion Rhinion Tip Male 6.13 [+ or -] 1.38 2.75 [+ or -] 0.67 3.70 [+ or -] 0.71 Female 5.34 [+ or -] 1.06 2.14 [+ or -] 0.68 3.22 [+ or -] 0.93
Facial examination revealed that the nasal bridge had been widened by a subcutaneous mass that extended from the glabellar area to the rhinion (figure 1).