Medical Definition of Facial angle

1. Any of several variously named and variously defined anatomical angle's that have been used to quantify facial protrusion, in dentistry, the angle formed by the intersection of the orbitomeatal (Frankfort) plane with the nasion-pogonion line (inner lower angle), which establishes the anteroposterior relation of the mandible to the upper face at the orbitomeatal plane. Synonym: Frankfort-mandibular incisor angle. (05 Mar 2000)



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facetiousness
facetiousnesses
facetlike
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facety
faceup
faceward
facework
faceworker
faceworkers
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facial angle (current term)
facial artery
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facial axis
facial bones
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facial diplegia
facial eczema
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facial expression
facial expressions

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