
Measurement  Landmarks  Definition 

Stature  bv  The distance between the floor (b) and the highest point on the top of the skull when the head is held in Frankfurt horizontal (v) 
Tragion height  bt  The distance between the floor (b) and the superior point on the tragus of the ear (t) 
Acromiale height  ba  The distance between the floor (b) and the acromiale (a), the point at the superior and lateral borders of the acromion process 
Suprasternale height  bsst  The distance between the floor (b) and the suprasternale (sst), the lowest point in the suprasternal notch in the midsagittal plane 
Iliocristale height  bic  The distance between the floor (b) and the iliocristale (ic), the highest and the most lateral palpable point of the iliac crest of the pelvis 
Trochanterion height  btro  The distance between the floor (b) and the trochanterion (tro), the superior point of the greater trochanter of the femur 
Symphyseal height  bsy  The distance between the floor (b) and the symphysion (sy), the point on the superior margin of the pubic symphysis in the midsagittal plane 
Tibiale height  bti  The distance between the floor (b) and the tibiale laterale (ti), the superior point on the lateral condyle of the tibia 
Biacromial width  aa  The distance between the left and right acromiale landmarks 
Biiliocristal width  icic  The distance between the right and left iliocristale landmarks 
Bizygomatic width  zyzy  The maximum horizontal breadth between the zygomatic arches 
Metopionnasion length  mn  The distance between the metopion (m), the intersection between median sagittal plane and horizontal line between left and right frontal eminences and nasion (n), the point where the midsagittal plane crosses the junction between the frontal and nasal bones, the deepest root of the nose 
Metopionsubnasale length  msn  The distance between the metopion (m), the intersection between median sagittal plane and horizontal line between left and right frontal eminences and subnasale (sn), the point where the nasal septum meets the philtrum 
Metopionstomion length  msto  The distance between the metopion (m), the intersection between median sagittal plane and horizontal line between left and right frontal eminences and stomion (sto), the midpoint of the occlusal line between the lips 
Metopiongnathion length  mgn  The distance between the metopion (m), the intersection between median sagittal plane and horizontal line between left and right frontal eminences and gnathion (gn), the most inferior point on the body of the mandible in the midsagittal plane 
