|Bone: Incisive fossa|
|Left maxilla. Outer surface. (Incisive fossa at lower left.)|
|Gray's||subject #38 158|
On the anterior surface of the maxilla, just above the eminences corresponding to the incisor teeth is a depression, the incisive fossa, which gives origin to the Depressor alæ nasi; to the alveolar border below the fossa is attached a slip of the Orbicularis oris; above and a little lateral to it, the Nasalis arises.
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