Origin of prosthion

1920–25; < Greek prósthion, neuter of prósthios frontal, akin to prósthen forward
Related formspros·thi·on·ic, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

prosthion in Medicine


  1. The most anterior point on the maxillary alveolar process, between the central incisor teeth.alveolar point
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