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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Contrary to this, foramen was found entirely on the palatine process of maxilla in camel (Singh).
Ventral view of the skull of female blackbuck showing foramen magnum (a), occipital condyle (b), paracondylar process (c), jugular foramen (d), tympanic bulla (e), muscular process (f), temporal fossa (g), zygomatic arch (h), spehno-palatine foramen (i), horizontal plate of palatine bone (j), palatine process of maxilla (k), palatine process of incisive bone (l), palatine fissure (m), incisive bone (n), incisive fissure (o), major palatine foramen (p), maxilla (q), vomer (r), pterygoid (s), oval foramen (t).
Vomer is turned to healthy direction and is inclined, connecting to palatine process of maxilla and isolating one half of the nasal cavity from the oral cavity.