anterior nasal spine
anterior nasal spine n.
A pointed projection at the front extremity of the intermaxillary suture.
- Anterior palatine foramen
anterior palatine foramen anterior palatine foramen n. See lesser palatine foramen. Historical Examples Transverse diameter of the palate large; anterior palatine foramen large. The Natural History of the Varieties of Man Robert Gordon Latham The foramen incisivum (anterior palatine foramen) marks the point at which these elements of the palate unite. Manual of Surgery Volume […]
- Anterior ocular segment
anterior ocular segment anterior ocular segment n. The portion of the eye made up of the cornea, the iris, and the lens, and their associated chambers and adnexa.
- Anterior perforated substance
anterior perforated substance anterior perforated substance n. A region at the base of the brain through which numerous small branches of the anterior and middle cerebral arteries enter deep into the cerebral hemisphere.
- Anterior pituitary
See under . a small, somewhat cherry-shaped double structure attached by a stalk to the base of the brain and constituting the master endocrine gland affecting all hormonal functions in the body, consisting of an anterior region ((anterior pituitary) or (adenohypophysis)) that develops embryonically from the roof of the mouth and that secretes growth hormone, […]