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In front of the nose.
Synonym(s): praenasal.
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Six morphometric characters were studied, five in the triangular region (tr) that articulates with the nasal, premaxillae, prenasal, and vomer: length of the triangle (ML), height of the triangle (MH), width from the lateral surface of the triangle to the medial margin of the facet (fv) for articulation with the vomer (MW), and height (MVH) and width (MVW) of the facet.
The left prenasal (pn) is complete, except for a middle segment, and the right pn is poorly preserved, except for its most distal extension onto the rostrum.
The maxillary segment contains its anterior articulation with the prenasal, dorsal articulation with the lacrimal, and ventral articulation with the premaxilla.
The neurocranium contains the anterior-most part of the frontals, lateral ethmoids, nasals, and posterior parts of the prenasals.
PRENASAL is also intended to account for the rarity of prenasalized laterals and prenasalized trills in the languages of the world.
m]faha] follows from the fact that PRENASAL outranks MAX-C.
In (13) we established that MAX-C outranks UNIFORMITY and in (19) that SSG, LINEARITY, and PRENASAL outrank MAX-C.