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Welcker's angle

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The anterior inferior angle of the parietal bone.

Description

The anterior inferior angle of the parietal bone. The angle is between the connecting lines of nasion, tuberculum salleae and basion. Normally, the angle is not larger than 120-135°,

Bibliography

  • H. Welcker:
    Untersuchungen über Wachstum und Bau des menschlichen Schädels.
    Leipzig, 1862.

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