metopion


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Noun1.metopion - the craniometric point midway between the frontal eminences of the skullmetopion - the craniometric point midway between the frontal eminences of the skull
craniometric point - a landmark on the skull from which craniometric measurements can be taken
frontal bone, os frontale, forehead - the large cranial bone forming the front part of the cranium: includes the upper part of the orbits
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RESULTADOS: El promedio en milimetros del espesor de los tejidos blandos de la cara sobre los puntos craneometricos es el siguiente: Metopion (3.4), Glabela (3.7), Nasion (3.8), rinon (2.7), Midphiltrum (7.7), Prosthium (7.7.), Infradentale (7.4.), Supramental (6.9.), Pogonion (6.3), Gnation (4.4), Eminencia frontal (3.3.), Supraorbital (4.2), Infraorbital (4.4), Maxilar anterior (7.0), Orbital lateral (4.8), Zygion (4.8), Supraglenoidea (6.3), Gonion (6.1), SupraM2 (7.1), Linea oclusal (8.6), las anchuras faciales bicigomatica (139.2), bigoniaca (109.1), y Nasal (38.2) y de las alturas Nasal (49.4), Facial superior (72.7) y Facial total (117.4).
In the case of the trichion, a cephalometric point dependent on the hairline, later tissue-depth tables have replaced it with the craniometric landmark metopion or supraglabella.