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Medical Term:

Virchow angle

Pronunciation: fēr′kow


an angle formed by the meeting of a line drawn from the middle of the nasofrontal suture to the base of the anterior nasal spine with a line drawn from this last point to the center of the external auditory meatus.

Synonym(s): Virchow-Holder angle

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