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hard palate

the anterior bony portion of the roof of the mouth, extending backwards to the soft palate
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hard palate

[′härd ¦pal·ət]
(anatomy)
The anterior portion of the roof of the mouth formed by paired palatine processes of the maxillary bones and by the horizontal part of each palate bone.
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Low grade mucoepidermoid carcinoma of the hard palate presenting as non-healing ulcer: Report and review.
Binary logistic regression analysis of hard palate dimensions for sexing human crania.
Endoscopic image depicts the patient's soft and hard palate lesions, consistent with pseudolymphoma.
Group A (n=79): Patients with a right septal deviation accompanied by hard palate angulation.
(5) Our patient had bilateral temporal bone involvement and hard palate involvement.
The hard palate approximately forms a 60[degrees] angle with GPC [16] and the patient is usually seated in a semi-reclined position with the mouth opened and head tilted back.
Merigo et al., "Soft tissue chondroma of the oral cavity: an extremely rare tumour localized on the hard palate," Case Reports in Medicine, vol.
Foveae palatinae, commonly written as fovea palatine or palatine fovea, are two small pits or depressions in the posterior aspect of the palatal mucosa, one on each side of the midline, at or near the attachment of the soft palate to the hard palate.1 They are at border of the maxillary complete dentures.2 They are located in close proximity to the vibrating line and are always in the soft palate mucosa.
Gold weight implantation (n = 31), lateral tarsal strip (n = 22), tarsorrhaphy (n=15), suborbicularis oculi fat elevation (n=16), hard palate graft (n=14), and eyebrow ptosis repair (n = 6) were performed.
Zika presented in a young, pregnant Florida woman as erythematous follicular macules and papules on the trunk and arms, scattered tender pink papules on the palms, and a few petechiae on the hard palate, according to a report in the New England Journal of Medicine.
A 41-year-old male presented to the Department of Head and Neck Oncology, with a painful ulcerative lesion on the hard palate, right buccal mucosa and upper lip of 3-month duration with difficulty in swallowing.
This model includes the tongue body, the hard palate, the soft palate, the uvula, the epiglottis, the posterior pharyngeal wall, and both lateral walls.