Medial nasal prominence

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Medial nasal prominence
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Head end of human embryo of about thirty to thirty-one days.
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Same embryo as shown above, with front wall of pharynx removed.
Latin prominentia nasalis medialis
Gray's p.67
Precursor frontonasal prominence
Gives rise to intermaxillary segment
Code TE E5.3.0.0.0.0.11

The medial nasal prominence (nasomedial) is an embryological structure that forms the upper lip and nose.[1]

They join to form the intermaxillary segment.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Senders CW, Peterson EC, Hendrickx AG, Cukierski MA (2003). "Development of the upper lip". Arch Facial Plast Surg 5 (1): 16–25. doi:10.1001/archfaci.5.1.16. PMID 12533133. 
  2. ^ Langman, Jan; Thomas Sadler (2006). Langman's medical embryology. Hagerstown, MD: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. p. 272. ISBN 0-7817-9485-4. 

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