anterior nasal spine


A pointed projection at the front extremity of the intermaxillary suture.

Nearby words

  1. anterior lobe of hypophysis,
  2. anterior malleolar artery,
  3. anterior median fissure,
  4. anterior median line,
  5. anterior megalophthalmus,
  6. anterior ocular segment,
  7. anterior palatine foramen,
  8. anterior perforated substance,
  9. anterior pituitary,
  10. anterior pituitary gonadotropin

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