frontonasal prominence

an expansive facial prominence in the embryo that develops into the forehead and bridge of the nose. Called also frontonasal process.

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  • Frontonasal prominence — Infobox Embryology Name = PAGENAME Latin = GraySubject = 13 GrayPage = 67 Caption = Under surface of the head of a human embryo about twenty nine days old. (Frontonasal process labeled at center left.) Caption2 = System = CarnegieStage =… …   Wikipedia

  • prominence — In anatomy, tissues or parts that project beyond a surface. SYN: prominentia [TA]. [L. prominentia] Ammon p. an external p. in the posterior pole of the eyeball during early embryogenesis. canine p. SYN: canine …   Medical dictionary

  • frontonasal process — see under prominence …   Medical dictionary

  • Medial nasal prominence — Head end of human embryo of about thirty to thirty one days …   Wikipedia

  • Maxillary prominence — Diagram showing the regions of the adult face and neck related to the fronto nasal process and the branchial arches. (Maxillary process visible at center right.) …   Wikipedia

  • Mandibular prominence — Latin prominentia mandibularis Precursor first branchial arch Gives rise to mandible Code TE E5.3.0.0.0.0.14 The mandibular pro …   Wikipedia

  • Lateral nasal prominence — Infobox Embryology Name = PAGENAME Latin = GraySubject = 13 GrayPage = 67 Caption = Diagram showing the regions of the adult face and neck related to the fronto nasal process and the branchial arches. Caption2 = System = CarnegieStage = Precursor …   Wikipedia

  • Process — In anatomy, a process is a projection from a structure. The process of the mandible is the part of the lower jaw that projects forward. In a more general sense, a process is a series of actions or events that are part of a system or of a… …   Medical dictionary

  • eminence — A circumscribed area raised above the general level of the surrounding surface, particularly on a bone surface. SYN: eminentia [TA]. [L. eminentia] abducens e. SYN: facial colliculus. arcuate e. [TA] a prominence …   Medical dictionary

  • Embryology — 1 morula, 2 blastula 1 blastula, 2 gastrula with blastopor …   Wikipedia

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