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Flashcards in Parts Of The Face Deck (17):
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Lips

Labia

2

Vermilion border

Outline of lips

3

Labial commissure

Angle at corner of mouth

4

Nasolabial sulcus

Groove that extends between labial commissure and nasal ala

5

Canthus

Gold of tissue at outer corner of eyelids

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Ala

Winglike tip on outer side of nostrils

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Philtrum

Rectangular area between two ridges from under nose to middle of upper lip

8

Tragus

Cartilaginous projection anterior to external opening of ear

9

Nasion

Midpoint between eyes just below eyebrows

10

Glabella

Smooth surface of frontal bone right above root

11

Root

Bridge of nose

12

Septum

Tissue that divides nasal cavity in two

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Anterior naris

Nostril

14

Mental protuberance

Forms chin

15

Angle of mandible

Lower posterior of the ramus

16

Zygomatic arch

Cheek bone

17

Ramus

Area between the body of the mandible and the point of connection with skull