This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word acanthion
the craniometric point at the anterior extremity of the intermaxillary suture
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
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.