Nasion

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Nasion
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Relations of the brain and middle meningeal artery to the surface of the skull. (Nasion is at #1.)
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Side view of head, showing surface relations of bones. (Nasion labeled at center left.)
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Latin Nasion
TA A02.1.00.015
FMA 264779
Anatomical terminology

The nasion (nā′zē än′)[needs IPA] is the intersection of the frontal bone and two nasal bones of the human skull. Its manifestation on the visible surface of the face is a distinctly depressed area directly between the eyes, just superior to the bridge of the nose.[1] It is a cephalometric landmark that is just inferior to the glabella.[citation needed]

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