Nasion

The nasion (also known as bridge of the nose) is the midline bony depression between the eyes where the frontal and two nasal bones meet, just below the glabella.

It is one of the skull landmarks: craniometric points for radiological or anthropological skull measurement.

Anatomy: Head and neck
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rID: 22725
System: Head & Neck
Section: Anatomy
Tag: stub, refs, cases
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Nose bridge
  • Nasal bridge
  • Bridge of the nose

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