Definitions for acanthion

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  1. acanthion(noun)

    the craniometric point at the anterior extremity of the intermaxillary suture


  1. acanthion(Noun)

    A point lying near the base of the nose; specifically, the point at the base of the anterior nasal spine that lies on the mesial line


  1. Acanthion

    Acanthion is a subgenus of Old World porcupines. This subgenus contains the smaller Hystrix species with comparatively smaller nasals. The extant species have only one black ring or coloured part on the quills.

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