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Medical Term:

Ranke angle

Pronunciation: rahn′kĕ


the angle formed by the horizontal plane of the head and a line passing from the center of the margin of the alveolar arch of the maxilla, below the nasal spine to the center of the frontonasal suture.

[J. Ranke]

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