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  MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia: Short philtrum
The philtrum is defined by the two slight ridges in the skin that run from the nose to the upper lip.
A short philtrum is a shorter-than-normal distance between the upper lip and the nose.
The length of the philtrum, which is the midline groove that runs from the top of the lip to the nose, is determined genetically.
www.nlm.nih.gov /medlineplus/ency/article/003302.htm   (456 words)

  
 Whats a Philtrum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Philtrum is a nickname that my cars have been given by my friends...
A third possibility: it may be that the Greeks regarded the philtrum as an erogenous zone.
In martial arts, the philtrum strike is delivered with a 'trigger finger' knuckle punch or a leopard paw strike.
www.thephiltrum.co.uk /Whatsaphiltrum.html   (196 words)

  
 Lip Vermillion Philtrum
The mid portion of the upper lip or prolabium is called " philtrum ".
In children with developmental disabilities or birth defects, a flat philtrum and a thin vermilion are signs of fetal alcohol syndrome.
Alcohol consumed during conception and early pregnancy is a potent teratogen and a cause of major birth defects and mental maldevelopment.
www.consultsos.com /pandora/in210102.htm   (317 words)

  
 Philtrum - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A human face, with the philtrum in the yellow box.
The philtrum ( Greek philtron, "love potion") is the vertical groove in the upper lip, formed where the nasomedial and maxillary processes meet during embryonic development.
When these processes fail to fuse fully, a cleft lip (sometimes called a "hare lip") can result.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Philtrum   (79 words)

  
 MOUTH AND SALIVARY GLANDS - LoveToKnow Article on MOUTH AND SALIVARY GLANDS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
During the third week the membrane disappears, and it is probable that to its early atrophy is due the fact that no traces of it can be seen in the adult.
Besides forming the philtrum the fronto-nasal process is responsible for that part of the roof of the mouth which corresponds to the premaxillary bones, an area marked out by lines drawn on each side from between the lateral incisor and canine teeth to the palatine papilla.
At first the cavities of the mouth and nose are one, but they are later divided by the palatal processes, which grow in like shelves from the maxillary processes and meet in the mid-line.
84.1911encyclopedia.org /M/MO/MOUTH_AND_SALIVARY_GLANDS.htm   (2204 words)

  
 MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia: Philtrum
The philtrum is the midline groove in the upper lip that runs from the top of the lip to the nose.
The way the philtrum appears is determined genetically.
The information provided should not be used during any medical emergency or for the diagnosis or treatment of any medical condition.
www.nlm.nih.gov /medlineplus/ency/imagepages/9012.htm   (132 words)

  
 normal philtrum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The philtrum is the central unit of the upper lip.
Thus, the philtral unit consists of the dimple, both columns, the tubercle, and the white roll between the two high points of cupid's bow.
Maintaining the philtrum as a complete anatomic unit, neither discarding nor cutting into any part of this unit, is key to achieving excellent results in lip repair.
biocomp.stanford.edu /interplast/unilateral%20millard/normphil.htm   (98 words)

  
 Bill Walsh Art : Medical Illustrations : Detail
The middle drawing demonstrates the mid philtrum tissue depth marker (in blue) and the nasal spine length (8mm).
In this example, as the nasal spine is 8mm and the mid philtrum tissue depth is 10mm, then the nasal projection is 34mm.
The rectangle on the far left illustrates the dimensions necessary to fashion the clay block which is applied to the skull as shown by the drawing on the right.
www.billwalshart.com /Detail_MI_Forensic_Nasal.asp   (135 words)

  
 Philtrum length and intercommissural distance in newborn infants -- Sivan et al. 20 (2): 130 -- Journal of Medical ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Philtrum length and intercommissural distance in newborn infants -- Sivan et al.
Philtrum length and intercommissural distance in newborn infants
chronologically and clinically and the philtrum length and mouth width
jmg.bmjjournals.com /cgi/content/abstract/20/2/130   (117 words)

  
 Mouth - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lips are often adorned with lipstick or lip gloss.
The philtrum is the vertical groove in the upper lip, formed where the nasomedial and maxillary processes meet during embryo development.
When these processes fail to fuse fully, a hare lip and/or Cleft palate can result.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mouth   (373 words)

  
 aml: What's the name of the two lines under your nose?
He went on to explain that there is a rare, abnormal condition where the philtrum is absent, called holoprosencephaly.
Although holoprosencephaly may APPEAR to only manifest as a missing philtrum, in actuality the front part of the brain (the prosencephalon) is not developed and this is incompatible with life.
In addition there are other chromosomal abnormalities that go with this that contributes to early death of these children.
pw2.netcom.com /~mrlucky/philtrum.html   (551 words)

  
 Halfbakery: Minty Philtrum Plasters
New Minty Philtrum Plasters are flexible, elastic micropore plasters, hypoallergenically designed to be gentle even to sore, delicate skin.
The plasters are especially shaped to be placed beneath the nose and above the top lip across the "philtrum".
Simply scratch to activate the strip and a pleasant mixture of menthol, wintergreen and camphor is released throughout the night, letting you breathe freely and mintily to awaken refreshed and relaxed.
www.halfbakery.com /idea/Minty_20Philtrum_20Plasters   (1139 words)

  
 ! Yes They're Fake ! Visitors' Journals - Collagen Lip & Philtrum Sculpting (Over Perlane)
A philtrum is the medial groove directly under the nose, between it and the upper lip.
You may notice 2 augmented "lines" that run from your columella of your nose to the cupid's bow when you look in the mirror.
Humble didn't put too much in my philtrum because she wanted to just give me a taste in case I didn't like it - it would fade shortly.
www.yestheyrefake.net /journals/marianne_collagenhumble.htm   (372 words)

  
 FASphotos
The diagnosis of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) can be made through a combination of factors (history of alcohol exposure, neurodevelopmental delays, microcephaly) including evaluation of the facial features of a child for the classic triad, i.e.
Dr. Aronson is an "old hat" at diagnosing FAS from photos sent from abroad, however, she will be unable to diagnose any child if the photos are not done properly.
For example, one of the facial features of FAS is a smooth philtrum (that tiny groove just under the nose that is particularly hard for men to shave); a smiling child may appear to have a smooth philtrum because his/her smile erases the appearance of a philtrum.
www.orphandoctor.com /services/assessment/FASphotos.html   (772 words)

  
 Face Features
Description: The philtrum (the vertical groove between the base of the nose and the upper lip) is at least one inch (about 5.5 cm) long
Interpretation: Philtrum length doesn't dictate whether you tend to have mostly short-term or long-term romantic relationships.
But if your philtrum is short, when involved in a new relationship, you're especially captivated, romantic, and intense about it.
www.readingfaces.com /rf_features.asp?SubareaID=105   (245 words)

  
 The Jennifer Lopez Philtrum Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
You have found the Official Jennifer Lopez Philtrum Page, created by Cliff Pickover.
The shape of the philtrum is determined genetically.
You may see a magnified view of the philtrum here.
sprott.physics.wisc.edu /pickover/pc/jlopez.html   (64 words)

  
 Chapter Excerpt: The Face by Daniel McNeill   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Most notable are the philtrum, nasolabial folds, chin, and lips.
The philtrum is the shallow vale between the nose and upper lip.
The philtrum thus fathers the graceful notch in the upper lip.
www.twbookmark.com /books/88/0316588032/chapter_excerpt10257.html   (16785 words)

  
 New Page 27   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Left forward stance, left rising block, reverse punch to solar plexus, straight punch to philtrum, pivot and turn 180 degrees, right forward stance, simultaneous right rising block and reverse punch to philtrum.
Step back, left forward stance, left rising block, reverse punch to solar plexus, straight punch to philtrum, pivot and turn 180 degrees, right forward stance, simultaneous right rising block and reverse punch to philtrum.
Step forward, left forward stance, right down block, left inward elbow strike to temple, left outward elbow strike to philtrum, left back fist to bridge of nose, right reverse rising palm strike to chin.
kempoarnis.tripod.com /new_page_27.htm   (742 words)

  
 FAMI Instruments   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
To accentuate the relief of the philtrum, we use one blunt spatula like curved cannula, #1, which will restore the medial crests of the upper lip.
The microinjection begin into the dermis from the nasal floor toward the white roll and finish in the Vermillion.
During the infiltration into the red portion of the upper lip, one can put the fat graft cautiously to prevent any irreversible hypercorrection.
www.fami.us /cannula1.html   (94 words)

  
 New Page 29   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Right forward stance, right outward block, step left foot forward, left forward stance, left lunge punch to philtrum, step back with left foot to cat stance then lunge back with a left side elbow strike to solar plexus.
Step around 180 degrees into left forward stance, left outward block, step right foot forward, right forward stance, right lunge punch to philtrum, step back with right foot to cat stance then lunge back with a right side elbow strike to solar plexus.
Pivot 180 degrees into left back stance, left middle knife hand block, left low palm block, step right foot forward, right forward stance, right spear hand strike to groin, right inward leg sweep, left low reverse punch to philtrum as attacker falls to the ground.
kempoarnis.tripod.com /new_page_29.htm   (652 words)

  
 Philtrum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
philtrum is a valid word in this word list, but no definition for it has been loaded yet.
The word "philtrum" uses 8 letters: H I L M P R T U.
Words within philtrum not shown as it has more than seven letters.
www.morewords.com /word/philtrum   (191 words)

  
 eMedicine - Augmentation Cheiloplasty : Article by Todd Huber, MD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
This process causes the vermilion to be hidden as the skin relaxes, the pout to disappear, and the philtrum to flatten.
The philtrum itself is a manifestation of the decussation of the muscle fibers as they cross the midline.
The lower lip is similar to the upper in that it has the same layers.
www.emedicine.com /ent/topic103.htm   (4447 words)

  
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After philtrum lengthening procedure, the outline of upper lip looks softer
Before operation, the upper lip is short with prominent ridge
After philtrum plasty the outline of the upper lip looks softer
beautymaker.hypermart.net /english/sample/sample5/philtrum_plasty.htm   (118 words)

  
 Short philtrum - Treatment   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
you notice a short philtrum on your child.
An infant with a short philtrum will generally have other symptoms and signs that, when taken together, define a specific syndrome or condition.
Diagnosis of that condition is based on a family history, medical history, and thorough physical evaluation.
www.humed.com /humc_ency/ency/article/003302trt.htm   (288 words)

  
 ROSE ROSETREE: AUGUST 2004 EZINE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
For starters, then, let’s peek at the philtrums of presidential and vice-presidential candidates.
Poor George W. Bush is utterly lacking in philtrum ridges.
As for Dick Cheney, the Philtrum Fairy was only slightly more generous to him than to Bush.
www.rose-rosetree.com /3EC.htm   (3142 words)

  
 Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate
Do you feel the lines between your nose and lip?
Those are called your philtrum (say: fill -trum).
Now run your tongue over the roof of your mouth.
kidshealth.org /kid/health_problems/birth_defect/cleft_lip_palate.html   (300 words)

  
 Cleft Related Genetic Syndromes
microcephaly, occasional cleft palate, long simple philtrum, thin upper lip, flattened nasal bridge, epicanthus, upturned nose
cleft palate, high forehead, prominent eyebrows, broad nasal bridge, bulbous tip of the nose, large mouth with thin upper lip, long philtrum, prominent earlobes
wide nasal bridge, short philtrum, cleft lip or palate, occasional deafness, dystopia canthorum
www.widesmiles.org /cleftlinks/genetic.html   (432 words)

  
 Blue Moons, Chinese Fire Drill, Cocktail, Galoot, Whazzat thing?, Scotious and Stocious.
Glazier's book is just the ticket when you've forgotten what something is called, because it lists more than 75,000 terms, all arranged logically by subject.
Still, I think a good, bushy moustache beats a shapely philtrum any day, although my wife is rather forcefully of the opposite opinion.
All I know is that I woke up one morning and my faithful old moustache was gone, and I've never had the nerve to grow it back.
www.word-detective.com /back-x.html   (1681 words)

  
 Main Fun Facts Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The only rule during wrestling matches was, "No eye gouging." Everything else was allowed, but the only way to be disqualified is to poke someone's eye out.
The two lines that connect your top lip to the bottom of your nose are known as the philtrum.
The white part of your fingernail is called the lunula.
www.littleknownfactsshow.com /funfacts.html   (2074 words)

  
 DermAtlas: Online Dermatology Image Library dermatology image,nail dystrophy,fetal alcohol syndrome
This 2-year-old girl demonstrated features of fetal alcohol syndrome including microcephaly, pre- and post natal growth deficiency, short palpebral fissures, long smooth philtrum, thin upper lip, and hypoplastic toe nails.
Affected infants occasionally present with eyelid ptosis, epicanthal folds, strabismus, cervical vertebral anomalies, and congenital heart disease.
mid facial hypoplasia with short palpebral fissures, long philtrum, and thin upper lip
dermatlas.med.jhmi.edu /derm/result.cfm?Diagnosis=-1633282333   (287 words)

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