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Aeby's plane

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A craniometric plane. It passes through the nasion and basion perpendicular to the median plane of the cranium.


  • Ch. Aeby:
    Die Sch├Ądelformen des Menschen und der Affen. Eine morphologische Studie.
    132 pages. 7 pl. Leipzig, F. C. W. Vogel, 1867.

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