upper facial index

noun

Medical Definition of upper facial index

: the ratio of the distance between the nasion and prosthion to the bizygomatic breadth multiplied by 100

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“Upper facial index.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/upper%20facial%20index. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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