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What is the average width of the human philtrum?

Question #149099. Asked by serpa.
Last updated Jan 18 2023.
Originally posted Jan 18 2023 1:37 AM.

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The average width of the human philtrum is different in babies than in adults. For babies, the average width of a philtrum is 7 millimeters while in adults it is 9.7 millimeters.


link https://elementsofmorphology.nih.gov/index.cgi?tid=1fdb03ff8bb336d0

Jan 18 2023, 7:45 AM
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The average width of the central incisors and philtrum observed in male subjects were 8.510 mm. (right), 8.516 mm. (left) and 14.105 mm. Those in female subjects were 8.280 mm.

link https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/2640673/

Jan 18 2023, 4:58 PM
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