trichion


trichion
n. meeting point of the hairline and middle of the forehead

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • trichion — [tʀikjɔ̃; tʀikjɔn] n. m. ÉTYM. Mil. XXe; mot grec « petit cheveu ». ❖ ♦ Anat. Point situé à l intersection de la racine des cheveux avec le plan sagittal, et indiquant la limite supérieure du visage …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • trichion — /trik ee on /, n., pl. trichia /trik ee euh/, trichions. Physical Anthropol. the point of intersection of the normal hairline and the middle line of the forehead. [ < Gk tríchion, dim. of thríx hair (see TRICHO )] * * * …   Universalium

  • trichion — noun the point where the hairline meets the centre of the forehead. ,1974: A dimpled trichion, a laughing look with vibrant eyes, a suckling kiss with eelish tongues, and Kaatje and Bruno were on each other, poll of curls to thighfork, he, a… …   Wiktionary

  • trichion — noun point where the hairline meets the midpoint of the forehead • Syn: ↑crinion • Hypernyms: ↑point • Part Holonyms: ↑brow, ↑forehead * * * ˈtrikēˌän noun ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • trichion — A cephalometric point at the midpoint of the hairline at the top of the forehead. [G. thrix, hair] * * * trich·i·on (trikґe on) pl. trichґia [Gr.] a cephalometric landmark, the point at which the midsagittal plane of the head intersects the… …   Medical dictionary

  • trichion — trich·i·on …   English syllables

  • Антропометрия — I Антропометрия (греч. anthrōpos человек + metreō мерить, измерять) совокупность методических приемов в антропологическом исследовании; включает измерение тела и его частей (соматометрию) и скелета (остеометрию, краниометрию), а также описание… …   Медицинская энциклопедия

  • epitrichium — epitrichial, adj. /ep i trik ee euhm/, n., pl. epitrichiums. Embryol. the outermost layer of the epidermis in most mammalian fetuses, usually disappearing before birth. Also called periderm. [1880 85; < NL EPI + trichium < Gk tríchion, dim. of… …   Universalium

  • epitrichium — SYN: periderm. See dome cell. [epi + G. trichion, dim. of thrix, (trich ), hair] * * * ep·i·trich·i·um .ep ə trik ē əm n an outer layer of the epidermis of the fetus of many mammals beneath which the hair develops * * * n. the most superficial… …   Medical dictionary

  • crinion — noun point where the hairline meets the midpoint of the forehead • Syn: ↑trichion • Hypernyms: ↑point • Part Holonyms: ↑brow, ↑forehead * * * ˈkrinēˌän noun ( …   Useful english dictionary


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