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FSE Facial Features

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Antihelix
The inner rim of the ear. It starts at the superior border of the lobe and continues upward until it ends by becoming the crura. It forms the superior and posterior walls of the concha.
Antitragus
A small eminence obliquely opposite of the tragus. Located on the superior border of the lobe of the ear.
Concha
Concave shell of the ear, deepest depression of the ear, located posterior and superior to the external auditory canal or meatus
Crura
The superior and anterior bifurcating branches of the antihelix.
Curs
The orgin of the helix that is flattened and ends in the concha.
Helix
The outer rim of the ear has the general shape of a question mark. It begins superior to the lobe and ends by attaching to the cheek..
Intertragic Notch
A notch or opening between the tragus and the antitragus of the ear.
Lobe
The inferior fatty 1/3 of the ear; it is the most inferior part of the ear. attaches to the cheek.
Scapha
The fossa between the inter and outer rims of the ear. It is the shallowest depression of the ear.
Tragus
An elevation protecting the ear passage (external auditory canal or meatus) . Arises from the posterior margin of the lateral cheek.
Triangular Fossa
The depression between the branches of the curura. The second deepest depression of the ear.
Anterior Nares
External nostril openings.
Bridge of nose
The dome over the nasal cavity. Point of greats projection. The arched portion of the nose supporter by the nasal bones.
Columna Nasi
The fleshy terminationof the nasal septum at the base of the nose located between the nostrils. The most inferior part of the nose.
Dorsum
The anterior protruding ridge of the nose extending from the root to the tip. It includes the bridge.
Nose Lobe
The round anterior projection of the tip of the nose
Nose Anterior View
Nose Lateral view
Root
The apex (top) of the pyramidal mass of the nose, which lies directly inferior to the forehead. The concave dip inferior to the forehead.
Sides of the Nose
Lateral walls of the nose located between the wings of the nose and bridge. They recede laterally from the dorsum.
Wings of the nose
Lateral lobes of the nose. The widest part of the nose bordered by the nasal sulcus and the anterior nares.
Angulus Oris Sulcus
The grove at the end of the line of closure.
Labial Sulci
the vertical furrows of each lip extending from within the mucous membranes into the integumentary lips; acquired facial markings, e.g. furrows of age.
Line of Mouth Closure
The line that forms between the two muscus membranes when the mouth is closed and the lips come into contact with each other. Usually located at the lower border of the upper teeth. Has the shape of the classic hunting bow.
Lower Mucous Membrane
Lower White Lip
Medial Lobe
The tiny prominence on the midline of the superior mucous membrane
Mucous Membrane
The visible red surface of the lips; the lining membrane of the body cavities that open to the exterior.
Philtrum
the vertical groove located medially on the superior integumentary lip; The width form, and depth are different from person to person..
Upper Mucous Membrane
Upper White Lip
Mouth Vertical Lines
Fine vertical lines located on the mucous membrane.
Weather Line
The line of color change at the juncetion of the wet and dry portions of the mucous membrane.
Cilia
Inferior Palpebral Sulcus
the furrow of the lower attached border of the inferior palpebra; an "acquired" facial marking.
Inferior Palpebrae
lower eyelid., Lower lid is narrower and thinner than the upper lid. It follows the curves of the eyeball and inclines from the line of closure.
Inner Canthus
Small elevation extending medially and obliquely from the medial corner of the superior palpebrae. There are no eyelashes here.
Line of Eye Closure
The line that forms between the two eyelids when they are closed, and which marks their place of contact with each other. Occurs in the lower third of the eye socket as a dripping curve.
Oblique Palpebral Sulcus
The shallow, dark, curving groove inferior to the medial corner of the eyelids, a natural face marking. It moves inferior and laterally.
Optic Facial Sulci
The furrows radiating laterally from the lateral corner of the eye; acquired facial markings
Superior Palpebral Sulcus
The grove or furrow of the superior border of theSuperior palpebrae upper eyelid; an acquired facial marking.
Supercilium
The hair that grows up and outward and is of unequal length. I t is denser near the glabella
glabella
Single bony prominence of the frontal bone located between the superciliary arches in the inferior part of the frontal bone above the root of the nose.
Superior Orbital Area
Region between the supercilium and the superior palpebrae. Composed of muscle and fat, it is deepest near the root of the nose.
Superior Palpebrae
The upper lid is wider than the lower lid. The point of greatest projection for the closed eye is just off center medially.
Supraorbital Margin
The superior rim of the eye socket located on the frontal bone.