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Definition of the noun acanthion

What does acanthion mean as a name of something?

noun

  1. the craniometric point at the anterior extremity of the intermaxillary suture
    • lexical domain: Body Parts - nouns denoting body parts
    • more generic term: craniometric point = a landmark on the skull from which craniometric measurements can be taken

Alternative definition of the noun acanthion

noun

  1. [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

Phrases with Acanthion

Phrases ending with the word Acanthion:

  1. Genus Acanthion
  2. Platypria acanthion
  3. Trachodes Acanthion
  4. Echinocactus Acanthion
  5. Tachyglossus Acanthion
  6. species Platypria acanthion
  7. Species Tachyglossus Acanthion
  8. Tachyglossus aculeatus acanthion
  9. Subspecies Tachyglossus Aculeatus Acanthion

Other phrases containing the word Acanthion:

  1. Hystrix (Acanthion)
  2. subgenus Hystrix (Acanthion)

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Acanthion

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Google previewLimited Radiography (2016)

by Frances Campeau, Jeana Fleitz

The acanthion is a point at the midline where the upper lip ...

Google previewConcise Medical Dictionary (2015)

by Elizabeth Martin

acanthion. n. the tip of the spine formed where projecting processes of the upper jaw bones (maxillae) meet at the front of the face. acanthocyte. n. a red blood cell (erythrocyte) with abnormal projections of the cell membrane giving the cell a ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Quaternary Science (2013)

by Scott Elias, Cary Mock

Homo erectus soloensis Trachypithecus cristatus Trachypithecus cristatus Macaca fascicularis Macaca fascicularis Macaca fascicularis Acanthion brachyurus Acanthion brachyurus Rattus trinilensis Rattus trinilensis Panthera tigris trinilensis ...

Google previewMosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2013)

by Mosby

acanthion, a craniometric point at the center of the base of the anterior nasal spine. Acanthocheilonema perstans /akan'th6ki'lané'ma/, ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2016)

by Mosby

See acanthion. acanthion, a craniometric point at the center of the base of the anterior ...

Google previewMosby's Medical Dictionary (2016)

by Mosby

See acanthion. acanthion, a craniometric point at the center of the base of the anterior ...

Google previewAn Illustrated Dictionary of Medicine, Biology and Allied Sciences (1899)

Including the Pronunciation, Accentuation, Derivation, and Definition of the Terms Used in Medicine, Anatomy, Surgery ... and the Various Sciences Closely Related to Medicine ... by George Milbry Gould

AcANTHION. |fixávdov,. a. little. spine],. a. point. in. the median line of the skull at the base of the nasal spine. ALVEoLAR Point, the point between the two middle incisors of the upper jaw. ANTINION, that point on the glabellum, and in the ...

Google previewDorland's Dictionary of Medical Acronyms and Abbreviations (2015)

by Dorland

nervosa ANRC American National Red Cross ANRL antihypertensive neutral renomedullary lipid ANS acanthion; American National Standards; American Nimodipine Study; American Nutrition Society; 8-anilino-1naphthalene-sulfonic acid; ...

Google previewJablonski's Dictionary of Medical Acronyms & Abbreviations (2008)

by Stanley Jablonski

nervosa ANRC American NationalRedCross ANRL antihypertensive neutral renomedullary lipid ANS acanthion; American National Standards; American Nimodipine Study; AmericanNutrition Society; 8-anilino1-naphthalene-sulfonic acid; ...

Google previewConcise Pocket Medical Dictionary (2015)

by UN Panda

Acanthion The tip of the anterior nasal spine. Acanthocephaliasis Infestation with a species of acanthocephala. Acanthocheilonema A genus of filaria worms parasitic in man characterised by adult forms that live chiefly in the body cavities or in ...

Google previewConcise Colour Medical Dictionary (2015)

by Elizabeth Martin

acanthion n. the tip of the spine formed where ...

Google previewPocket Medical Dictionary (1999)

by B. Jain Publishers Staff

Acanthion, —an'-the-o” The base of the anterior nasal spine. Acanthovysis. Atrophy of the prickle-lay" of the skin. Acanthom” ak-an-th" -mah. A. neoplasm of overgrowth of the Acanthosis, ak-an-tho' -sis. Any disease of the dermic prickle. layer.

Google previewA Dictionary of Scientific Terms, Pronunciation, Derivation, and Definition of Terms in Biology, Botony, Zoology, Anatomy, Cyctology, Embroyology, Physiology (1920)

by Isabella Ferguson Henderson, William Dawson Henderson

acanthion (äkän'thiön) n. [Gk. akantha, thorn.] The most prominent point on the nasal spine (anat.). acanthocarpous (äkän'thökâr'püs) a. [Gk. akantha, thorn ; karpos, fruit.] Having the fruit covered with spines or prickles. acanthocephalous ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia perthensis, or, Universal dictionary of the arts, sciences, literature, etc. : intended to supersede the use of other books of reference (1816)

ACANTHION, among naturalists, a plant of the thorn, or rather of the thistle kind ; whose down, being cleansed from the prickles, was manufactured into a kind of stuff, not unlike silk. ACANTU1S, in ornithology. See Goldfinch. ACANTHOIDES ...

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Acanthion Meaning

Video shows what acanthion means. 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 ...

Scrabble value of A1C3A1N1T1H4I1O1N1

The value of this 9-letter word is 14 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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