Nasion

Dr Craig Hacking and Dr Ayush Goel et al.

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

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

Anatomy: Head and neck
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Article information

rID: 22725
System: Head & Neck
Section: Anatomy
Tag: stub, refs, cases
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • bridge of the nose
  • nasal bridge

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