rhinion

noun rhin·i·on \ˈrinēˌän\

Definition of rhinion

plural

-s

  1. :  a point at the lower end of the median suture joining the nasal bones

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Origin and Etymology of rhinion

New Latin, from Greek, diminutive of rhin-, rhis nose — more at rhin-


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