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Rest Art 10

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Philtrum
The vertical groove located medially on the superior lip.
Abut
Bluntly adjoin another structure.
Acquired Facial Markings
Those developed throughout your lifetime, as a result of repetitious use of certain muscles.
Amputate
Cut off a limb; dismember.
Anchor
A material or technique employed to secure tissues or restorative materials in a fixed position.
Anterior Nares
External nostril openings.
Aquiline
Curved, as the beak of an eagle; a nose which has a "hook" as seen from a profile view.
Areolar
Containing minute interspaces in a tissue.
Bruise
Ecchymosis; an injury caused by a blow without laceration; a contusion.
Cancer
Any benign or malignant tumor.
Cilia
Eyelashes; the fringe of hair edging the eyelids.
Contusion
A bruise; ecchymosis.
Cords of the Neck
Vertical prominence of the neck.
Dehydration
Partial loss of moisture content.
Dorsum
Back; protruding ridge of the nose.
Ecchymosis
Bruise; a discoloration of the skin caused by the escape of blood within the tissues and generally attended by swelling.
Exposed Area
Any visible surface which is to remain uncovered or unclothed.
Fold
An elongated prominence adjoining a surface.
Frenulum
The vertical restraining band of flesh on the medial aspect of the inside of each lip connecting the lip with the gum.
Groove
An elongated depression in a relatively level plane or surface.
Infantile
Babyish, childlike in regard to much adipose tissue.
Inner Canthus
Small elevation extending medially and obliquely from the medial corner of the superior palpebrae.
Intradermal Suture
A type of suture used to close incisions so that suture thread remains entirely under the epidermis; a hidden suture.
Inversion
Tissues turned in an opposite direction or folded inward.
Labia
Lips.
Leptorrhine
A classification given to a nose which is long, narrow, and high-bridged.
Mesorrhine
A classification given to a nose which is medium broad and medium low-bridged.
Nevus
A birthmark; a congenital skin blemish; any congenital anomaly, including various types of birthmarks and all types of moles.
Notch
A relatively deep indentation, usually between two projections.
Oral Cavity
The mouth; the orifice containing the teeth and tongue.