Jadelot lines

Jadelot lines
the genal, labial, nasal, and oculozygomatic lines, lines of the face in young children, formerly thought to indicate specific types of disease. Called also Jadelot furrows.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Jadelot lines (furrows) — Ja·de·lot lines (furrows) (zhah də loґ) [Jean Franзois Nicolas Jadelot, physician in Paris, 1791–1830] see under line …   Medical dictionary

  • genal line — one of the Jadelot lines, extending from the nasal line near the mouth toward the malar bone …   Medical dictionary

  • labial line — one of Jadelot lines, extending laterally from the angle of the mouth, thought to indicate disease of the lungs …   Medical dictionary

  • nasal line — one of the Jadelot lines, extending from the ala nasi in a semicircle around the mouth …   Medical dictionary

  • oculozygomatic line — one of the Jadelot lines, extending outward from the medial canthus toward the zygoma; thought to indicate a disorder of the nervous system …   Medical dictionary

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