nasion definition by Webster's New World
in craniometry, the point in the skull at which the suture between the two nasal bones meets the suture between these and the frontal bone
Origin: Modern Latin ; from Classical Latin nasus, nose
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- nasial adjective
nasion definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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The point in the skull where the nasal and frontal bones unite.
Origin: New Latin nāsion : nas(o)- + Greek -ion, diminutive suff.
nasion - Medical Definition
The point on the skull corresponding to the middle of the nasofrontal suture. Also called nasal point.