nasolabial groove


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Related to nasolabial groove: Nasolabial cyst

nasolabial sulcus

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a furrow between the wing of the nose and the lip.
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nasolabial groove

The furrow on either side of the face that runs down and laterally from the nostril and that marks the outer edge of the upper lip
Synonym: nasolabial sulcus
See also: groove
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We did single stage reconstruction for all the alar defects of the nose, sometimes excising the minimal bridge of the skin between the defect and the nasolabial groove, rotating the flap into the defect.
Differential parasitism by sex on plethodontid salamanders and histological evidence for structural damage to the nasolabial groove. Am.
The airbag explosion was identified to have caused edema on her face and first-degree burns to the forehead, nose, nasolabial grooves, lip mucosa, and mentum (Figure 1a, b).