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.
Gray's subject #13 67
Precursor frontonasal prominence
Gives rise to intermaxillary segment
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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]


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

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

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