Lateral nasal prominence
|Lateral nasal prominence|
|Diagram showing the regions of the adult face and neck related to the fronto-nasal process and the branchial arches.|
|Gray's||subject #13 67|
By the upgrowth of the surrounding parts the olfactory areas are converted into pits, the olfactory pits, which indent the fronto-nasal process and divide it into a medial and two lateral nasal prominences (or lateral nasal processes, or nasolateral, or nasal prominences )
Failure to fuse can cause a cleft lip.
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