labrale superius

la·bra·le su·pe·ri·us

(lă-brā'lē sū-pē'rē-ŭs),
The point on the upper lip lying in the median sagittal plane on a line drawn across the boundary of the vermilion border and skin.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

la·bra·le su·pe·ri·us

(lă-brā'lē sū-pē'rē-ŭs)
Point on upper lip lying in median sagittal plane on a line drawn across boundary of vermilion border and skin.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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(18), statistically significant gender differences were found for the thickness of the labrale superius, labrale inferius, Pog and menton measurements.
The thickness at labrale superius and stomion points among each skeletal type was signifi- cantly the greatest in Class III for both males and females.
Caption: FIGURE 1: Points and plains used in cephalometric analysis: Gl; (soft-tissue glabella), Prn (pronasale), Cm (columella), Sn (subnasale), Ls (labrale superius), Li (labrale inferius), Pg; (soft-tissue pogonion), Pg (osseous pogonion), Gn (gnathion), Me (menton), Go (gonion), Ba (basion), Co (condylion), Po (porion), Pt (pterygoid point), S (sella), PNS (posterior nasal spine), ANS (anterior nasal spine), N (nasion), Or (orbitale), Ap + 1 (apicale superius), Ap - 1 (apicale inferius), In + 1 (incisale superius), In - 1 (incisale inferius), NSL (nasion-sella line), FA (facial axis), NL (nasal line), MP (mandibular plane), FH (Frankfort horizontal), E (Ricketts' Esthetic line), and S (Steiner's line).
The proposed method of locating the posterior columella point onto which a tangent was drawn to the lower border of the nose as well as the line from this point to labrale superius proved to be a reliable technique for constructing the nasolabial angle.