Daubenton's plane

Daubenton's plane
Dau·ben·ton's plane 'dō-bən-.tōnz-, dō-bän-tōnz- n a plane that passes through the opisthion and the orbitalia on a skull
Dau·ben·ton dō-bän-tōn Louis-Jean-Marie (1716-1800)
French naturalist. Daubenton was a pioneer in the fields of comparative anatomy and paleontology. His major contribution to anatomy was his share of a massive multivolume work on natural history by fellow naturalist Georges Buffon (1707-1788). He described Daubenton's plane around 1751.

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  • daubenton's plane — ˈdōbən.ˌtōⁿz , dōbäⁿtōⁿz noun Usage: usually capitalized D Etymology: after L.J.M.Daubenton anthropology : a plane that passes through the opisthion and the orbital points on a skull …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Daubenton plane — a plane passing through the opisthion and the inferior edges of the orbits; called also Daubenton line …   Medical dictionary

  • Daubenton, D'Aubenton — Louis J.M., French physician, 1716–1799. See D. angle, D. line, D. plane …   Medical dictionary

  • Daubenton line — see under plane …   Medical dictionary

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  • angle — The meeting point of two lines or planes; the figure formed by the junction of two lines or planes; the space bounded on two sides by lines or planes that meet. For angles not listed below, see the descriptive term; e.g., axioincisal, distobuccal …   Medical dictionary

  • line — 1. A mark, strip, or streak. In anatomy, a long, narrow mark, strip, or streak distinguished from the adjacent tissues by color, texture, or elevation. SEE ALSO: linea. 2. A unit of …   Medical dictionary

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