palatine process

palatine process
palatine process n a process of the maxilla that projects medially, articulates posteriorly with the palatine bone, and forms with the corresponding process on the other side the anterior three-fourths of the hard palate called also palatal process

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  • Palatine process of maxilla — Infobox Bone Name = Palatine process of maxilla Latin = processus palatinus ossis maxillae, processus palatinus maxillae GraySubject = 38 GrayPage = 162 Caption = The bony palate and alveolar arch. (Palatine process labeled at bottom left.)… …   Wikipedia

  • palatine process lateral — a shelflike projection developing from the medial aspect of each maxillary prominence of the upper jaw in the embryo, later fusing with each other and with the nasal septum to form the palate. Called also palatal or palatine shelf …   Medical dictionary

  • palatine process median — a shelflike projection developing from each median nasal prominence in the embryo, which participates with its fellow in forming the premaxillary portion of the upper jaw. Called also intermaxillary segment …   Medical dictionary

  • Palatine bone — Bone: Palatine bone Permanent teeth of upper dental arch, seen from below. (Horizontal part of palatine bone visible at bottom.) …   Wikipedia

  • palatine bone — n a bone of extremely irregular form on each side of the skull that is situated in the posterior part of the nasal cavity between the maxilla and the pterygoid process of the sphenoid bone and that consists of a horizontal plate which joins the… …   Medical dictionary

  • Process — In anatomy, a process is a projection from a structure. The process of the mandible is the part of the lower jaw that projects forward. In a more general sense, a process is a series of actions or events that are part of a system or of a… …   Medical dictionary

  • Palatine, Illinois — Geobox|Settlement name = Palatine native name = other name = category = Village official name = Village of Palatine motto = Where quality is a way of life. nickname = P ville,P town, P tine demonym = Palatinian image caption = Looking east along… …   Wikipedia

  • Palatine uvula — See also: Uvula of cerebellum and Uvula of urinary bladder Uvula Uvula s location in the human mouth Latin uvula palatina …   Wikipedia

  • Orbital process of palatine bone — Bone: Orbital process of palatine bone Left palatine bone. Nasal aspect. Enlarged …   Wikipedia

  • Zygomatic process of maxilla — Bone: Zygomatic process of maxilla Articulation of nasal and lacrimal bones with maxilla. (Zygomatic process visible at center right.) …   Wikipedia

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