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gnathion

[′nā·thē‚än]
(anthropology)
The midpoint of the lower margin of the mandible in humans.
(vertebrate zoology)
The most anterior point of the premaxillae on or near the middle line in certain lower mammals.
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Significant differences in soft tissue thickness among vertical patterns were investigated for the gnathion, menton and Sto when both genders were combined.
Subnasale to gnathion distance and nasal index of children with homozygous sickle cell disease in Port-Harcourt.
Major finding: After three treatment sessions, the cervicomental and gnathion angles increased by an average of 27 degrees and 16 degrees, respectively.
We observed high significance with subnasale to gnathion in the ovoid facial form, whereas for the square form both subnasale to gnathion and nasion to subnasale were highly significant, and in square tapering form glabella to subnasale was also highly significant.
The five landmarks common to all of the tables, the glabella, the nasion, the chin-lip groove, the pogonion, and the gnathion, are all located along the midline of the face.
Para las mujeres del grupo A, se observaron los siguientes resultados promedio en milimetros en cada punto cefalometrico: Triquion = 4,141; Supraglabela = 4,458; Glabela = 4,791; Nasion = 5,191; A' de downs = 8,791; B' de downs = 8,533; Pogonion = 9,191; Gnathion = 5,791; Superciliar = 5,275; Supraorbiatrio = 5,983; Exocanthion = 4,625; Infraorbitario = 5,025;; Zygion = 9,9; Agujero mentoniano = 11,025; Gonion = 14,81.
05) al comparar los dos grupos etareos, en los puntos B de Downs, gnathion, supraorbitario, infraorbitario, zygion, trichion, A de Downs, pogonion, exocanthion y gonion.
The measurements were: a) the distance between point A and subnasale b) the distance between prosthion and labrale superious c) the short- est distance between the upper incisor and the attachment points of the upper and lower lip d) the distance between infradentale and the vermilion border of the lower lip e) the distance between point B and the deepest point of the labiomental crease f) gnathion and soft tissue menton.