- the most forward projecting point of the anterior surface of the upper jaw, in the midsagittal plane.
Origin of prosthion
1920–25; < Greek prósthion, neuter of prósthios frontal, akin to prósthen forward
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- The most anterior point on the maxillary alveolar process, between the central incisor teeth.alveolar point
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