Acanthion meaning

(medicine) A point lying near the base of the nose; specifically, the point at the base of the anterior nasal spine that lies on the mesial line; tip of the anterior nasal spine.
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Origin of acanthion

  • From New Latin, from Ancient Greek ἀκάνθιον (akanthion, “little spine”), from ἄκανθα (akantha, “thorn”).

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