philtrum

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philtrum

 [fil´trum]
the vertical groove in the median portion of the upper lip.

phil·trum

, pl.

phil·tra

(fil'trŭm, -tră), [TA] Do not confuse this word with filtrum.
1. A philter or love potion.
2. The infranasal depression; the groove in the midline of the upper lip.
[L., fr. G. philtron, a love-charm, depression on upper lip, fr. phileō, to love]

philtrum

(fĭl′trəm)
n. pl. phil·tra (-trə) or philtrums
1. In humans and certain other primates, the vertical indentation in the center of the upper lip.
2. In many other mammals, the cleft running through the center of the upper lip and often between the nostrils.

phil·trum

, pl. philtra (fil'trŭm, -tră) [TA]
1. A philter or love potion.
2. [TA] The infranasal depression; the groove in the midline of the upper lip.
[L., fr. G. philtron, a love-charm, depression on upper lip, fr. phileō, to love]

philtrum

The narrow vertical hollow in the centre of the upper lip running down from the nose to the upper lip margin.

phil·trum

, pl. philtra (fil'trŭm, -tră) [TA]
[NA] Infranasal indention or groove on upper lip.
[L., fr. G. philtron, a love-charm, depression on upper lip, fr. phileō, to love]