gnathic index

noun

: the anthropometric ratio of the distance from the nasion to the basion to that from the basion to the alveolar point multiplied by 100

called also alveolar index

Dictionary Entries Near gnathic index

Cite this Entry

“Gnathic index.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/gnathic%20index. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!