Results for: Philtrum

In Human Anatomy and Physiology

What is the purpose of having a philtrum?

It allows a wider range of lip movements, which enhances ability toform different sounds aids in communication. The absence of aphiltrum is a sign of fetal alcohol syndrome (m (MORE)
In Conditions and Diseases

What causes swelling of philtrum?

Hello, I have also a problem with my philtrum, when i take hot shower the next day my upper lip get swollen. Even when its normal, if I push on it several times it get swo (MORE)
In Body Piercing

Is it safe to pierce your philtrum?

Body Piercing is not a hobby or recreational activity, it is a serious procedure that if done incorrectly can cause lasting long term damage to the body. Body Piercing is a se (MORE)
In Human Anatomy and Physiology

Where is your philtrum?

Your philtrum is the groove above your top lip and between yournostrils; the narrow channel running vertically from the base ofthe nose to the edge of the center of the upper (MORE)
In Human Anatomy and Physiology

What does the philtrum do?

If you have ever seen a "water-birth" you may see new-born babiespushing their top lip against their nose sometimes using theirtongue to do so. Why? Well the groove of the ph (MORE)
In Filipino Language and Culture

What is philtrum in tagalog?

Piltrum - still piltrum with tagalog spelling. This is what you call "hiram na salita" because philtrum doesn't have a tagalog equivalent.
In Hospitals

What causes your philtrum to be swollen?

Nothing really. It is just mostly the food that we eat. If you are allergic to something and you eat it your throat will most likely close up and your philtrum will get really (MORE)
In Medical Terminology

Would you find the philtrum under your chin tongue or nose?

The philtrum refers to the groove that most humans have above theupper lip. (Under the nose) The philtrum is also referred to as the infranasal depression . This portion of (MORE)