The space between the eyebrows; the point on the skull opposite the inion. SEE ALSO: glabella. [anti- + G. inion, nape of the neck]

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an·tin·i·on an-'tin-ē-ən, -.än n the most forward projecting part of the forehead that is between the eyebrows and opposite to the inion

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an·tin·ion (an-tinґe-on) [anti- + inion] the frontal pole of the head; the median frontal point farthest from the inion. antinial adj

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  • antinion — ANTINIÓN s. n. punctul cel mai proeminent al glabelei, opus inionului. (< anti + inion) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • antinion — an·tin·i·on …   English syllables

  • antinion — anˈtinēən, ēˌän noun ( s) Etymology: anti (I) + Greek inion back of the head more at inion : the farthest projection of the forehead, opposite to the inion …   Useful english dictionary

  • antiniad — Toward the antinion. * * * an·tin·i·ad (an tinґe ad) toward the antinion …   Medical dictionary

  • antinial — Relating to the antinion …   Medical dictionary

  • glabella — 1. A smooth prominence, most marked in the male, on the frontal bone above the root of the nose. 2. The most forward projecting point of the forehead in the midline at the level of the supraorbital ridges. SYN: mesophryon. SEE ALSO …   Medical dictionary

  • antinial — (ˈ)an|tinēəl adjective : relating to the antinion …   Useful english dictionary

  • ant|in|i|al — «an TIHN ee uhl», adjective. of or belonging to the antinion …   Useful english dictionary

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