nasal height


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nasal height

[′nā·zəl ¦hīt]
(anthropology)
The height of the nose measured from the nasion to the middle of the lower margin of the anterior nares.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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[1] Nasal breadth, nasal height and facial length were found to be of better value in identifying children with speech and hearing impairment.
The nasal angle (NTrg-Prn) which measures the nasal height from nasion to pronasale demonstrated that Hyderabad males and females had the same nasal angle (males=19.93 [+ or -] 1.8 degrees, females = 20.25[+ or -]1.9 degrees), which was significantly less than that of the Caucasians.
In Oriental patients, the nasal tip is bulbous with broad alar bases and lacking nasal height and tip projection [9, 11].