Dictionary: A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z

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 Second: Extremities–Head–Neck. Sixth Edition. Alexander Miles


Read Also:

  • 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, […]

  • Prolactin

    an anterior pituitary polypeptide hormone that stimulates lactation by the mammary glands at parturition in mammals, the activity of the crop in birds, and in some mammalian species the production of progesterone by the corpus luteum. Contemporary Examples When fathers hold and play with their children, oxytocin and prolactin kick in, priming them for bonding. […]

Disclaimer: Anterior palatine foramen definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.