eye-ear plane


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eye-ear plane

[¦ī ¦ēr ‚plān]
(anthropology)
In craniometric study, a position for placing a human skull so that the lower margins of the orbits and the upper margin of the auditory meatus are on the same horizontal plane. Also known as Frankfurt horizontal.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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