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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The point in the skull where the nasal and frontal bones unite.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The point at the root of the nose where the frontal and two nasal bones meet.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The middle point of the nasofrontal suture.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In craniometry, the median point of the nasofrontal suture. See craniometry.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the craniometric point at the bridge of the nose where the frontal and nasal bones of the skull meet

Etymologies

New Latin nāsion : nas(o)- + Greek -ion, diminutive suff.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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