Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In craniometry, the extreme point of the nasal spine.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun 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.

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

  • noun the craniometric point at the anterior extremity of the intermaxillary suture

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

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

Examples

    Sorry, no example sentences found.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.