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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

/phil·trum/ (fil´trum) the vertical groove in the median portion of the upper lip.

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.

philtrum

[fil′trəm]
the vertical groove in the center of the upper lip.

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]

philtrum (fil´trəm),

n the vertical groove in the midline of the upper lip, extending downward from the nasal septum to the tubercle of the upper lip.

philtrum

the junction between the left and right upper lips; not distinctive in many animal species. In some, such as dogs, the term also applies to the noticeable junction between the two sides of the nose pad.
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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.
He had upslanted palpebral fissures, depressed nasal bridge, long philtrum, incomplete cleft lip and micrognathia.
Similarly, a thin upper lip and flattened philtrum (the groove in the middle of the upper lip) are birth defects resulting from consumption of alcohol during pregnancy.
The injection technique involves beginning at the lateral commissures and proceeding toward the philtrum in an outline fashion with micro-droplets, then adding some volume to the lips after the outline has been enhanced.
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Other features include progressive myopia, retinal dystrophy, joint hypermobility, and distinctive facial features: thick hair and eyebrows, long eyelashes, unusually-shaped eyes (down-slanting and waveshaped), a bulbous nasal tip, short philtrum, and prominent upper central teeth.
Defects include severe midfacial hypoplasia, shortening of the palpebral fissures, an elongated upper lip, and deficient philtrum (Godin et al.
This was a really rare Sasha without a philtrum - the crease that joins the lower part of nose to the top lip," said Mr Anderson.
Fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) surveillance case definition * -Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Surveillance Network II, 2009-2014 Diagnostic Phenotype positive category Face Confirmed Abnormal facial FAS phenotype features with or without consistent with documentation1" of FAS as reported in utero alcohol by a physician exposure or Two of the following: * short palpebral fissures * abnormal philtrum * thin upper lip Probable FAS Same as confirmed phenotype with or without documentation1 of in utero alcohol exposure Suspected All children referred into the surveillance system.
Baby Hamish arrived with a thin upper lip and flattened philtrum, the area between the nose and mouth commonly affected by foetal alcohol syndrome.
Currently, this diagnosis is based on three facial characteristics (smooth philtrum, thin upper lip and small eye openings), growth deficiency, underweight, structural and functional changes of the central nervous system and alcohol consumption during pregnancy (Astley and Clarren, 1995).
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