Palatine bone



palatine bone n.
An irregularly shaped bone posterior to the maxilla, which forms part of the nasal cavity, the eye socket, and the hard palate.

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  • Palatine crest

    palatine crest n. A transverse ridge near the posterior border of the bony palate, located on the inferior surface of the horizontal lamina of the palatine bone.

  • Palatine process

    palatine process n. Either of a pair of horizontal plates of the upper jawbone that form the front portion of the roof of the mouth.



  • Palatine reflex

    palatine reflex n. See palatal reflex.

  • Palatine ridge

    palatine ridge n. A low narrow elevation in the center of the hard palate, extending rearwards over the length of the mucosa of the hard palate.



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