dental index

dental index
dental index n a measure of the relative size of teeth that is obtained by finding the distance from the anterior surface of the first premolar tooth to the posterior surface of the last molar, dividing by the distance from the nasion to the basion, and multiplying by 100

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a craniometric index obtained by multiplying the dental length by 100 and dividing the product by the basinasal length. Called also Flower i.

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