from The Century Dictionary.
- noun In craniometry, the extreme point of the nasal spine.
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- noun medicine A point lying near the base of the
nose; specifically, the point at the base of the anteriornasal spine that lies on the mesial line; tip of the anterior nasal spine.
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- noun the craniometric point at the anterior extremity of the intermaxillary suture
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From New Latin, from Ancient Greek ἀκάνθιον (akanthion, "little spine"), from ἄκανθα (akantha, "thorn").
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