palatine process


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palatine process

[′pal·ə‚tīn ′prä·səs]
(anatomy)
A thick process that projects horizontally mediad from the medial aspect of the maxilla.
(embryology)
An outgrowth on the ventromedial aspect of the maxillary process that develops into the definite palate.
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