anterior nasal spine

noun

Medical Definition of anterior nasal spine

: the nasal spine that is formed by the union of processes of the two premaxillae and projects upward between the anterior nares

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“Anterior nasal spine.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/anterior%20nasal%20spine. Accessed 19 Jan. 2022.

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