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Definition of the noun acanthion

What does acanthion mean as a name of something?


  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


  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. Clavigralla Acanthion
  5. Rhynchaenus Acanthion
  6. Echinocactus Acanthion
  7. Tachyglossus Acanthion
  8. species Platypria acanthion
  9. Species Clavigralla Acanthion
  10. Species Rhynchaenus Acanthion
  11. Species Tachyglossus Acanthion
  12. Tachyglossus aculeatus acanthion
  13. 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 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 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 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 (2013)

by Mosby

acanthion, a craniometric point at the center of the base of the anterior nasal spine. acanthocheilonemiasis. See mansonellosis. acanthocyte /skan'th9sit'/ [Gk, akantha + kytos, cell], ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Scientific Terms (1920)

Pronunciation, Derivation, and Definition of Terms in Biology, Botany, Zoology, Anatomy, Cytology, Embryology, Physiology by Isabella Ferguson Henderson, William Dawson Henderson

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

Google previewA Pocket Medical Dictionary (1911)

Giving the Pronunciation and Definition of the Principal Words Used in Medicine and the Collateral Sciences ... by George Milbry Gould

Acanthion, ak-atf-the-on. The base of the anterior nasal spine. Acanthol'ysis. Atrophy of the prickle-layer of the skin. Acanthoma, ak-an-tkof-mah. A neoplasm or overgrowth of the prickle-layer of the skin. Acanthosis, ak-an-tho*sis. Any disease ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Medicine and the Allied Sciences (1900)

Comprising the Pronunciation, Derivation, and Full Explanation of Medical, Pharmaceutical, Dental, and Veterinary Terms by Alexander Duane

See Acanthion Acanthoma, etc. Ala (ay'lah). [L.] A wing ; in anatomy, a broad flaring process projecting laterally ...

Google previewA practical medical dictionary ... (1914)

by Thomas Lathrop Stedman

Acanthion. akaral'gia [G. a- priv. + kar, head, + algos, pain.] A proprietary remedy for migraine, consisting of an effervescent mixture of sodium salicylate, sodium sulphate, magnesium sulphate, lithium benzoate, and nux vomica, flavored with ...

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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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