Somatoscopic traits of human

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lips - philtrum depression

Evaluated in the frontal view. This trait has three categories: the depression is: 1. shallow, missing (the depression is only indicated or completely missing). 2. clearly visible, 3. pronounced and deep (the depression is conspicuous, it reaches halfway into the upper lip vermilion height).


Frequency represented in the Czech population:

Category Together Males Females
1 26% 21% 31%
2 56% 60% 52%
3 18% 19% 17%
philtrum depression shallow, missing philtrum depression cleary visible philtrum depression pronounced and deep
philtrum depression shallow, missing philtrum depression cleary visible philtrum depression pronounced and deep
philtrum depression shallow, missing philtrum depression cleary visible philtrum depression pronounced and deep
show as shaded frontal view show as contours
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