prosthion

noun
pros·​thi·​on | \ ˈpräs-thē-ˌän How to pronounce prosthion (audio) \

Medical Definition of prosthion

: a point on the alveolar arch midway between the median upper incisor teeth

called also alveolar point

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“Prosthion.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/prosthion. Accessed 19 Apr. 2021.

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