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prominence

 [prom´ĭ-nens]
a protrusion or projection.
frontonasal prominence an expansive facial process in the embryo that develops into the forehead and bridge of the nose; called also frontonasal process.
laryngeal prominence a subcutaneous prominence at the front of the throat produced by the thyroid cartilage of the larynx; popularly known as Adam's apple.
mandibular prominence the ventral prominence formed by bifurcation of the first branchial arch (mandibular arch) in the embryo, which unites ventrally with its fellow to form the lower jaw; called also mandibular process.
maxillary prominence the dorsal process formed by bifurcation of the first branchial arch (mandibular arch) in the embryo, which joins with the ipsilateral median nasal process in the formation of the upper jaw. Called also maxillary process.

prom·i·nence

(prom'i-nents), [TA]
anatomy tissues or parts that project beyond a surface.
Synonym(s): prominentia [TA]
[L. prominentia]

prominence

/prom·i·nence/ (prom´ĭ-nins) a protrusion or projection.
frontonasal prominence  frontonasal process; an expansive facial process in the embryo that develops into the forehead and bridge of the nose.
laryngeal prominence  Adam's apple; a subcutaneous prominence on the front of the neck produced by the thyroid cartilage of the larynx.
mandibular prominence  mandibular process; the ventral prominence formed by bifurcation of the mandibular (first pharyngeal) arch in the embryo, which unites ventrally with its fellow to form the lower jaw.
maxillary prominence  maxillary process; the dorsal prominence formed by bifurcation of the mandibular (first pharyngeal) arch in the embryo, which joins with the ipsilateral medial nasal prominence in the formation of the upper jaw.
nasal prominence, lateral  the more lateral of the two limbs of a horseshoe-shaped elevation in the future nasal region of the embryo; it participates in formation of the side and wing of the nose.
nasal prominence, medial  the more central of the two limbs of a horseshoe-shaped elevation in the future nasal region of the embryo; it joins with the ipsilateral maxillary prominence in the formation of half of the upper jaw.

prominence

(prŏm′ə-nəns)
n.
Anatomy A small projection or protuberance.

prominence

[prom′inəns]
Etymology: L, prominentia, sticking out
any protuberance or projection of a structural feature.

prom·i·nence

(prom'i-nĕns) [TA]
anatomy A tissue or part that projects beyond a surface.
Synonym(s): prominentia.
[L. prominentia]

prom·i·nence

(prom'i-nĕns) [TA]
anatomy tissues or parts that project beyond a surface.
[L. prominentia]

prominence

a protrusion or projection.
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