stomion

sto·mi·on

(stō'mē-on),
The median point of the oral slit when the lips are closed.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

sto·mi·on

(stō'mē-on)
Median point of oral slit with lips closed.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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[18-20] In Turkish adult, significant differences in soft-tissue thickness among skeletal malocclusions were observed for the Ls, stomion, and Li sites.
ROC curve of upper lip (Pr-Ls), lower lip (Id-Li), and junction of upper and lower lips (U1-St) measurements regarding sex (PrLs: The distance between the most protruding point of upper lip and prosthion, U1-St: The distance between stomion point and the most protruding tip point of upper incisor tooth, Id-Li: The distance between the most protruding point of lower lip and the Id).
Results: Significant differences among vertical patterns were observed for the 'gnathion', 'menton', 'stomion' and 'inferior sulcus to H line' when both genders were combined.
The thickness at labrale superius and stomion points among each skeletal type was signifi- cantly the greatest in Class III for both males and females.
Papadopoulos [Nicosia: Archbishop Makarios III Foundation, 1997], 204-5), in his own interpretation of this same scene, added that what Morris saw as an "oven" might equally be seen as the stomion of a tomb, "...
35 for tomb 523, with a niche excavated near the stomion).
The Hyderabad females displayed a significant increased ratio over the males, possibly due to increased height of forehead, and greater distance from nasion to stomion. As the top of the forehead is marked by the variable position of the frontal hairline, which differs greatly between males and females, a large forehead does not necessarily mean that they have a large head overall, sometimes it means that hairline of females is further up their head.
Parameters representing division of the lower third of the face into two lengths, upper distance from the point subnasale to stomion, or the thickness of the upper lip, and lower distance from the point stomion and menton, which are supposed to be in relation 1/3:2/3, satisfied this criterion in the group of attractive females but not in the group of anonymous females.
Stomion superior (Sts): The most inferior point of the upper lip.