rhinion


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Noun1.rhinion - the anterior tip at the end of the suture of the nasal bones
craniometric point - a landmark on the skull from which craniometric measurements can be taken
nasal bone, os nasale, nasal - an elongated rectangular bone that forms the bridge of the nose
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An incision is made at the rhinion, and the nasal tip is lifted by overlapping the excess skin/soft-tissue envelope of the nasal dorsum over the incision.
Facial examination revealed that the nasal bridge had been widened by a subcutaneous mass that extended from the glabellar area to the rhinion (figure 1).