nasal bone


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Related to nasal bone: ethmoid bone, nuchal translucency, Vomer bone

nasal bone

[′nā·zəl ‚bōn]
(anatomy)
Either of two rectangular bone plates forming the bridge of the nose; they articulate with the frontal, ethmoid, and maxilla bones.
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Nasal bone hypoplasia in trisomy 21 at 15-22 weeks' gestation.
Successful incorporation with nasal bone [screening] could yield over 90% detection.
Kypros Nicolaides of London's Harris Birthright Research Centre for Fetal Medicine, checked if 701 unborn babies between the ages of 11 and 14 weeks had a nasal bone.
GeneCare also incorporates Nasal Bone (NB) which raises detection to 95% at 2% false positive rate.
They measured fetal nasal bone length and crown-rump length and recorded maternal characteristics, including self-reported ethnic origin, age, weight, and diabetes.
Conductor-assisted nasal sonography: An innovative technique for rapid and accurate detection of nasal bone fracture.
He has two loose teeth, one of which is fractured and there may be damage to the nasal bone.
He suffered two black eyes, facial cuts, a broken nasal bone and little finger and a bruised arm.
A nasal bone was hanging by a thread - it was, I later discovered, the result of a kick during a school rugby scrum - and it needed t o be treated.
NEW ORLEANS -- First-trimester nasal bone evaluation by ultrasound appears to be nearly useless in identifying aneuploidy, with a sensitivity of only 9%, Dr.
After Nergui's skin was sufficiently expanded, the CMC team underwent a secondary operation to make his nostrils, nasal bone and the remaining nose as well as connecting the nostrils to the mouth to allow respiration.
The external branch of the anterior ethmoidal nerve supplies the tip; it is blocked at the caudal edge of the nasal bone by an internal or external approach.