palatine process


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Related to palatine process: Perpendicular plate, temporal process, Palatine process of the maxilla

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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15-17) Large; horns long and broad Rostral palatines Twisted 90[degrees]-120[degrees] Palatine process of premaxilla Lateral flange, usually prominent (Tordoff 1954, Bock 1960 Lateral wall of nasal capsule * Not ossified Lateral ectethmoid foramen: 1-14, usually high medial foramen Interpalatine process, length: 0-2.