Somatoscopic traits of human

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nose - nose height

Evaluated in the lateral view. The nose height is the distance from root to the lower border of septum (the beginning of the upper lip). The nose height is evaluated relatively to the face height. The trait has three categories: 1. small (the nose height is significantly smaller than a one half of face height), 2. average (the nose height is similar to a one half of face height), 3. large (the nose height is the same or exceeds one half of face height).


Frequency represented in the Czech population:

Category Together Males Females
1 20% 24% 16%
2 61% 54% 68%
3 9% 22% 16%
nose height small nose height average nose height large

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