Definition of Opisthion. Meaning of Opisthion. Synonyms of Opisthion

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Definition of Opisthion

Opisthion
Opisthion O*pis"thi*on, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? hinder.] (Anat.) The middle of the posterior, or dorsal, margin of the great foramen of the skull.

Meaning of Opisthion from wikipedia

- transmits the spinal component of the accessory nerve into the skull. The opisthion is the midpoint on the posterior margin of the foramen magnum and is a...
- magnum. The basion is the most anterior point of the opening and the opisthion is the point on the opposite posterior part. The basion lines up with...
- to the spinolaminar line, divided by the distance from the tip of the opisthion to the midpoint of the posterior aspect of the anterior arch of C1. It...
- convention the cerebellar tonsil position is measured relative to the basion-opisthion line, using sagittal T1 MRI images or sagittal CT images. The selected...
- xerophthalmia opisth- behind Gr**** ὄπισθεν (ópisthen), ὀπίσθιος anopisthograph, opisthion, opisthobranch, opisthodomos, opisthoglyphous, opisthognathous, opisthograph...
- on second vertebra orbitale Or Most inferior point on margin of orbit opisthion Op Most posterior point of foramen magnum pogonion Pg Most anterior point...
- bregma-lambda subtense (parietal subtense), occipital chord and lambda-opisthion subtense (occipital subtense). Each cranial measurement and their definitions...
- xerophthalmia opisth- behind Gr**** ὄπισθεν (ópisthen), ὀπίσθιος anopisthograph, opisthion, opisthobranch, opisthodomos, opisthoglyphous, opisthognathous, opisthograph...
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