palatine bone


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palatine bone

[′pal·ə‚tīn ′bōn]
(anatomy)
Either of a pair of irregularly L-shaped bones forming portions of the hard palate, orbits, and nasal cavities.
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The length and width of palatine bone was 15.47[+ or -]0.04 cm and 5.07[+ or -]0.01 cm, respectively, whereas length and width of palatine bone was 6.04[+ or -]0.046 cm and 3.23[+ or -]0.022 cm, respectively in blackbuck (Choudhary & Singh, 2015b).
4), malar bone posteriorly and the palatine bone below and behind; whereas in tiger it articulated with frontal, maxilla and palatine bones (Joshi), in camel with frontal, maxilla and zygomatic (Singh), in horse with nasal and palatine (Getty), in ox with nasal (Raghavan) and in dog with palatine bones in addition to frontal, maxilla and zygomatic (Miller et al.).
Depression of the mandible rotates the quadrate bones rostrally and pushes the pterygoid bone, palatine bones, and jugal arches forward, having as a result the rostrum maxillare (upper mandible, jaw, or bill) swinging forward and upward at the craniofacial hinge where the bone is thin and flexible.
However in cases of lateral blows it is the ZMC that receives force thus fracturing the zygoma along with palatine bone. In this study different fracture patterns were encountered.
(2) Taking care not to traumatize the neurovascular bundle, we placed a 2-mm Kerrison rongeur into the sphenopalatine foramen and removed the thick palatine bone that made up the anterior aspect of the foramen and the posteromedial aspect of the maxillary sinus.
a) Length of palate: Distance measured from the rostral midsutured line of incisive bone to the caudal nasal spine of the palatine bone.
[2] The boundaries of the posterior fontanelle include the posterior end of the uncinate process anteriorly and the palatine bone posteriorly.