prosthion


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pros·thi·on

(pros'thē-on),
The most anterior point on the maxillary alveolar process in the midline.
[G. ntr. of prosthios, foremost]

prosthion

/pros·thi·on/ (PR) (pros´the-on) the point on the maxillary alveolar process that projects most anteriorly in the midline.

prosthion (PR)

[pros′thē·on]
Etymology: Gk, prosthios, foremost
the point of the maxillary alveolar process that projects most anteriorly in the midline of the maxilla, used for measuring upper facial height and determining the gnathic index.

pros·thi·on

(pros'thē-on)
The most anterior point on the maxillary alveolar process in the midline.
Synonym(s): alveolar point.
[G. ntr. of prosthios, foremost]

pros·thi·on

(pros'thē-on)
The most anterior point on the maxillary alveolar process in the midline.
Synonym(s): alveolar point.
[G. ntr. of prosthios, foremost]

prosthion (pros´thēon),

n the point of the upper alveolar process that projects most anteriorly in the midline.