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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]
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Segundo Kollman podemos esperar encontrar na fronte uma espessura de 3,50 mm, na glabela de 4,75, no nasion de 5mm, na ponta do nariz de 11,5 no philtrum de 9,5mm e na zona do queixo sensivelmente 10mm.
Physical examination revealed round facies, thick eyebrows, synophrys, long eyelashes, downslanted palpebral fissures, hypertelorism, long philtrum, Dennis Morgan folds, and excessive thick facial hair mainly in the frontal region (Fig.
The clinical features of Peters plus syndrome includes a prominent forehead, narrow palpebral fissures, a long philtrum, cupid's bow upper lips, cleft lip and palate, preauricular ribs, micrognathia, a broad neck, cataracts and glaucoma, short limbs, brachydactyly, clinodactyly, microcephaly, brain atrophy, agenesis of the corpus callosum, and variable developmental delay and intellectual disability.
They also should understand the diagnostic criteria and classifications for FASDs, including physical features such as low weight, short palpebral features, smooth philtrum, a thin" upper lip, abnormalities in the central nervous system, and any alcohol" use during pregnancy.
They also should understand the diagnostic criteria and classifications for FASDs, including physical features such as low weight, short palpebral features, smooth philtrum, a thin upper lip, abnormalities in the central nervous system, and any alcohol use during pregnancy.
On the dysmorphic examination, dolichocephaly, large anterior fontanel, prominent forehead and glabella, hypertelorism, macrophthalmic-proptotic appearance, flattened nasal root, antevert nostrils, small nose, low, posterior and displaced ears, microretrognatia, short philtrum, fish mouth, high and narrow palate, secondary alveolar arch, pectus carinatum (Figure 1).
She had a flat occiput, high forehead, capillary haemangiomas (forehead), hypertelorism, upward slanting palpebral fissure, bilateral epicanthic folds, posteriorly angulated ears, small nose and mouth, long philtrum, full cheeks, micrognathia, short and broad neck, widely spaced nipples and severe hypotonia (Figure 1a).
3), originando el philtrum labial, el segmento premaxilar de la maxila, incluida la encia y el paladar primario (Fig.
The 1984 limited edition publication of this novel by King's own Philtrum Press was illustrated by Kenneth R.
Specifically, dysmorphological features were recorded (hypertelorism, low-set ears, abnormal folded pinna, short philtrum, micrognathia, and hypoacousia).
The diagnosis of GD can be based on clinical findings including proportionate short stature, very short hands and feet, progressive joint limitation and contractures, distinctive facial features (round, full face; small nose with anteverted nostrils; broad nasal bridge; thin upper lip with flat philtrum), thickened skin, and progressive cardiac valvular disease [1-4].
In addition to congenital glaucoma, the child also exhibited dysmorphic features consisting of macrocephaly, coarse facial features, flat midface, micrognathia, coarse hair, open cranial sutures, telecanthus, smooth philtrum, low set ears, synophrys, and long eye lashes (see Figure 1).