staphylion

sta·phyl·i·on

(stă-fil'ē-on),
The midpoint of the posterior edge of the hard palate; a craniometric point.
See also: posterior nasal spine of horizontal plate of palatine bone.
[G. dim. of staphylē, a bunch of grapes]

sta·phyl·i·on

(stă-fil'ē-on)
The midpoint of the posterior edge of the hard palate; a craniometric point.
[G. dim. of staphylē, a bunch of grapes]

staphylion

(stăf-ĭl′ē-ŏn) [Gr., little grape]
1. The craniometric point at the median line of the posterior border of the hard palate.
2. Uvula.

sta·phyl·i·on

(stă-fil'ē-on)
Midpoint of posterior edge of hard palate; craniometric point.
[G. dim. of staphylē, a bunch of grapes]