medial nasal prominence


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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.
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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.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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The medial nasal prominence forms the philtrum of upper lip, crest and tip of nose, while the lateral nasal prominence forms the ala of nose.
The medial nasal prominence forms the philtrum of upper lip, crest, and tip of nose while the lateral nasal prominence forms the ala of nose.

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