medial nasal prominence

(redirected from medial nasal fold)

me·di·al na·sal prominence

an ectodermally covered mesenchymal swelling lying medial to the olfactory placode or pit in the embryo; the nasal tip and philtrum of the lip develop from it.

me·di·al na·sal prom·i·nence

, medial nasal process (mēdē-ăl nāzăl promi-nĕns, proses)
Ectodermally covered mesenchymal swelling lying medial to the olfactory placode or pit in embryos.
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